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...
Why Does My Teacher Hate Me?

Why Does My Teacher Hate Me?

Between the ages of 12 and 14, my dance life felt like a living nightmare. I returned home from almost every class frustrated and in tears, asking myself one question; “Why does my teacher hate me?” Here’s why I felt this way. Over time I’d began to notice that my...
Ballet: Overcoming a Late Start

Ballet: Overcoming a Late Start

Beginning something new can be challenging, and stepping into the world of dance is no exception—there’s so much to learn, and it can feel competitive. So what happens when your “competition” is two feet shorter than you and three years ahead? If you started ballet...