Summer Dance Camps Are the Perfect Answer for Lazy Summer Days

Summer Dance Camps Are the Perfect Answer for Lazy Summer Days

Summer break is an exciting time. The pools are open; the schools are closed. But as the summer wears on, it can be difficult to find new ways to fill the days and keep your kids from getting bored. Finding fun and educational activities for your children to do this...
A Beginner’s Guide to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

A Beginner’s Guide to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake

You probably recognize the famous music, but how much do you really know about the famous ballet, Swan Lake? Here is an overview of this beautiful ballet: Background The world’s favorite classical ballet, Swan Lake was first composed in 1875 and still remains one of...
Dancing En Pointe – Caring for Your Feet

Dancing En Pointe – Caring for Your Feet

Learning to dance en Pointe is an exciting part of the career of any Ballet student. It requires a lot of hard work and dedication, but it can be incredibly rewarding. Dancing en Pointe can be uncomfortable, and even painful, because our bodies are not meant to take...
Dancing En Pointe – Safely Improve Your Arches

Dancing En Pointe – Safely Improve Your Arches

Most dance forms are all about straight, aesthetically-pleasing “lines,” that create the illusion of length from fingertips to toes. One of the most desirable lines is that of the foot. This particular line can be especially difficult to train, but it’s not...
Winter Health Tips for Dancers

Winter Health Tips for Dancers

2019 is here, which means it is time to buckle down and get serious about your New Year’s Resolutions! It may seem hard to focus on your dance career when the weather is so cold and gloomy outside, but there are so many things you can do this season to boost your...
The History of the Nutcracker

The History of the Nutcracker

The Nutcracker Ballet has been widening young eyes for over one hundred years. With spectacular visuals and beautiful music, The Nutcracker is a holiday staple for many dancers and spectators alike. We’re probably all familiar with the story of the Nutcracker, but do...