During the pandemic, many dance studios closed their lobbies and found alternative ways to successfully execute administrative tasks and serve their populations. This shift was a positive change for our dance studio locations. By repurposing our former lobbies, we now have more productive workspaces that serve a variety of functions. If you’re considering doing the same, […]
As dance educators, we know how GOOD it feels when our students persevere. Whether it is the music cutting out during a performance or a brave recovery after an unexpected fall, we champion and encourage their resilience, in rehearsal and in performance. In our industry, we’ve surpassed the year benchmark of COVID-19 shutdowns and challenges. […]
A pitfall is a hidden or unexpected challenge! And here’s the thing…we all run into them from time to time. But when you find yourself falling into stretch pitfalls, you need to identify and address them. Otherwise, they will negatively affect your stretch programs and efforts. This will directly affect your dancer’s flexibility, mobility, technique, […]
Flexibility is a building block of ballet – it allows for a wider range of motion, helps protect against injury and enables more elegant lines. And the crazy thing about flexibility is that no matter how far you can stretch already, there’s always more to be done! Stretching to improve flexibility is a critical part […]
When performed correctly, the développé is absolutely mesmerizing, but for many dancers the move is a source of constant frustration.
Read on to learn more about stretching your feet.
A group warm-up before competitions can be incredibly beneficial.
The way you move when you don’t care who’s watching tells a lot about what type of personality you have, according to new research.
Have you tested out these exercises?
Whatever the event is, injuries usually aren’t fun. Consider these ways how to avoid them.
Have you ever improvised a few dance moves before? If you haven’t, don’t worry. Use these starter tips to help you improvise dance moves anywhere you go.
Consider these tips on how to balance dance and schoolwork.
Dance instructors should be able to provide sound advice on how dancers can safely improve flexibility.
Here are some tips on cross-training that studio owners and dance teachers can pass onto their students.
These yoga poses will help young dancers with their flexibility, balance and strength.