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...
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...
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,...
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...
3 Secrets to Slay Your Next Dance Performance

3 Secrets to Slay Your Next Dance Performance

As dancers, we are almost always rehearsing for an upcoming performance, whether it’s a competition, a recital or even just Parent’s Week at the studio. Since entertaining an audience is such a huge part of a dancer’s life, it’s important to become the best artist you...
Your Morning Stretch Is A Must

Your Morning Stretch Is A Must

You stretch before your dance class, to prepare your body, but do you stretch when you wake up to prepare for your day? Mornings can be difficult, but getting moving with the right stretches is a great way to jump start your day and your body. Here’s what stretching...