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 we all finish our show seasons, we might have allowed ourselves a second of celebration before the reality of the challenges ahead fully set in. While we are closing the chapter of the people that stood by us and cheered us on throughout an entire season of the pandemic, we are now facing the […]
There is no denying the chilly, winter weather! It is imperative that we teach our students how to stay warm as a dancer: by dressing smartly and warmly during the cold, extreme weather conditions. One of my great friends, Nuala DeGeorge offered the following, great tips for how to stay warm to her students at […]
Defaulting to the same treatment for every muscle pain can inhibit recovery.
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.
Here are some smart safety tips to keep in mind this recital season.
Give your body the energy it needs to dance at its best with these snack ideas.
This checklist will help you stay sane with one month left to go.
Being a dancer is about so much more than just learning choreography and proper technique. It’s about what’s happening on the inside, in a dancer’s soul.
A group warm-up before competitions can be incredibly beneficial.
Creative movement is offered as a class at many dance studios and is designed to introduce children to the idea of expressing themselves through movement.
Being the best you can help you achieve your full potential as a dancer, and while it may seem difficult to do so at first, a little soul-searching, honesty and reflection will help you soar to new heights.
While children jump and twirl and release their boundless energy, they’re also growing, learning and building healthy habits for life.