Entries by Suzy S., TakeLessons Blog Manager

The Powerful Secret to Great Emotional Acting

The best actors know that part of the process involves truly understanding your character’s motivation and inner thoughts. Find out how to get started in this guest post by teacher Timothy S…   One of the most effective ways to learn acting is knowing never to accept just the facts when it comes to relationships. [...]

5 Tips for Acing Your Composition Writing Class

Falling behind in your freshman composition writing class? There’s still time to get caught up. Keep reading for helpful tips from Machias, ME tutor and English teacher Matt M…   I have taught English composition and literature for over a decade at the college level. During that time, I’ve taught at six different universities, four domestic [...]

5 Must-Read Tips on Writing for Magazines

Do you dream of having your writing published in a magazine? Whether in print or online, seeing your name attached to your best work for all to see is incredibly rewarding! And there’s plenty you can do right now to work toward that goal, even if you’re still in school. Just follow these top five [...]

Intro to Ballroom Dance Steps & Posture | 3 Steps to Know

Learning how to properly dance ballroom style and perfect the moves requires a good bit of time and practice. However, you may be surprised at just how far you can get by learning a few basic ballroom dance steps. With this guide, you will learn the basic steps of ballroom dancing and find yourself out [...]

How to Identify Voice Types & Subtypes

Are you a soprano, alto, tenor, or bass? Learn how to determine your voice type in this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R…   So, you want to figure out your own voice type. You probably just want to know whether you are a soprano, alto, tenor, or bass. Unfortunately, things are [...]

Speed Reading – Can it Really Be Done?

Want to learn how to read faster? Tempted by all the promises of speed reading programs and classes? Find out if there’s truth behind the strategies in this guest post by Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R…   Imagine a library full of frantic-looking students, their eyes darting back and forth as they flip through textbooks. [...]