Dancer Injury Prevention!

Dancer Injury Prevention!

Dancing is a physically demanding activity. Injuries can happen; however, there are many ways to avoid injury or to help manage an existing one. *Note - This is based off of experience, if you are injured please be sure to always consult your physician or professional...

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Performing Do’s and Don’ts for Dancers

Performing Do’s and Don’ts for Dancers

Performing is a large part of a dancer’s life. It allows a dancer to share their creative expression and technical abilities. It is a time to bring together all their hard work in the studio and show an audience progress and talent. It is an amazing time for dancers...

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Why is Dance Beneficial to Your Academic Career?

Why is Dance Beneficial to Your Academic Career?

Accountability In dance, there is a high-level of accountability needed. Dancers are held accountable for maintaining the dress code, remembering choreography, being on time and much more. This translates into their academics. Dancers are taught the impacts of not...

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Papou – founder of JSDA

James Loizou Sr., founder of JSDA, was laid to rest today. One of his grandsons created a short tribute video and wrote some beautiful words that we wanted to share in honor of our founder’s amazing life and legacy! https://youtu.be/0vAIfnuLb7s A tribute to Papou “For...

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Maintaining your Dance Technique in the Summer

Maintaining your Dance Technique in the Summer

  You’ve made it through the school year and recital, and now it’s officially time for summer break. Summer is a wonderful time to rejuvenate and rest but also a great time to rebuild!   Did you know you can lose your flexibility and strength if you don’t...

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Managing Stage Fright

Managing Stage Fright

It’s almost recital time and while the costumes and music are exciting, what about the sudden realization of dancing in front of an audience? Stage fright is common among all ages; even the most seasoned pros can be accustomed to stage fright. Here are some tips to...

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How to Apply Stage Makeup for Dancers

How to Apply Stage Makeup for Dancers

Stage Makeup is much different from regular makeup because the harsh stage lights can drown out features, making it important to exaggerate and draw out lines from the face.      See below for a step by step guide to        Dancer’s Stage Makeup 1. Start with a clean,...

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How to Learn Dance Choreography Quickly!

How to Learn Dance Choreography Quickly!

As the dance year continues on, so does development in class. Once the dancers have learned the proper technique it is time to apply this with choreography.  Recital is a wonderful way to showcase what you have worked on all year, however learning choreography...

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New Website and New Studio Portal

New Website and New Studio Portal

I hope you have spent some time clicking around our new website! We've been working really hard to make some much needed updates for the studio. A great new feature is the Studio Portal. Now you can login and see your payments and pay for tuition all in one place....

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New Studio Update!

New Studio Update!

We said goodbye to our old studio space in 2017, and we’re gearing up to welcome our students and faculty into our new building in the month of February 2018! We are thrilled that the time is so close, and we have a few photo updates on the progress.

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