Creating a Positive Learning Environment with Katayoun Hutson
There are many factors to why some studios and teachers are more successful than others. One factor could be the kind of environment they create with their words, actions and their essence, or that undefinable “vibe.” Katayoun will share strategies on how to make your classroom a welcoming and secure space for your current AND future students.
I have had 25 years of small business ownership and consulting experience that I will draw upon to help you reach your business goals.
I am the owner of the Belly Dance Business Academy (BDBA). In addition to running the BDBA, I am the Owner of Third Eye Tribal in MN, a Business Consultant for FatChanceBellyDance®, Producer of ATS® Homecoming and the Project Manager for The ATS® Magazine. I am deeply entrenched in the American Tribal Style® and broader belly dance community bringing connections and resources to my consulting relationship with you. I have written two books, produced an instructional DVD, lectured and taught dance extensively and run successful dance businesses in two states.
My professional experience prior to dance includes a Master of Theological Studies in Feminist Theology and nonprofit management including serving as the Executive Director of Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence and Women's Centers in TN, OH, NC and MN. My training and experience in counseling allows me to offer insightful and compassionate guidance to you on your journey.