Should I Enroll My Child in Dance Classes?

Should I Enroll My Child in Dance Classes?

Is your child constantly dancing around the house or pretending to be a ballerina? Do they express interest in taking dance classes like their school friends? Maybe you aren’t sure if they are old enough or if they will be good at it. At any age, the only thing that...
School and Dance: A Balancing Act

School and Dance: A Balancing Act

For many young dancers, life revolves around dance. If they had it their way, they would dance every day without having to worry about classes, homework and other obligations. However, the reality for most young dancers is that the school year is a precarious...
Romeo and Juliet: The Ballet

Romeo and Juliet: The Ballet

Perhaps the most popular love story of all time is that of Romeo and Juliet. You probably read the play by Shakespeare in high school, but did you know that Romeo and Juliet is also a world-renown ballet? Composed by Sergei Prokofiev in 1935 or 1936, this incredible...
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...