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April 2016

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Apr

Top 3 Skills Modern Dance Needs From Ballet

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Modern dance went hog wild and broke all the rules established by ballet. And it was fun! A whole bunch of doors were opened that changed the look of dance forever. But as people say, you have to know the rules before you can break them. So True! So, if you are a modern dancer […]

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Apr

Top 3 Dance Styles You Need To Know… After Ballet

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You’re going to ballet class and working hard on your technique, but I see too many young dancers get stuck in the ballet rut. Try these different genres to keep your passion for dance hot and to give you the advantage! Modern Modern is a must! Ballet companies who don’t incorporate some modern are very […]

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Apr

The Huge Benefits of Pilates Training

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I found so many benefits of Pilates training that I decided to become an instructor. Here are the main principles of Pilates theory that have helped me and my clients. Body Awareness One of the biggest benefits of Pilates work is that it makes you think about your muscles in a very specific way. Lots […]

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Apr

Should I Join My High School Dance Team

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Totally depends on your goals. Joining your high school dance team can be a way to get great experience and have a blast doing it. It can also be a commitment that takes time and energy away from more important activities. The trick is deciding what dancing on the high school dance team would mean […]

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Apr

Looking Your Best

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It takes effort to look good for class, but your appearance is one big part of whether you are taken seriously by your teachers and yourself. You need to look the part. And you can, by doing maintenance on a few simple things. Have a back-up… or two Looking your best starts with your head. […]

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Apr

Leg Stretches

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There is not one best way to stretch. In my experience, the point of stretching is to train the muscles to smoothly release to the edge of their ability, and to send a signal to the brain that a tight muscle is griping too hard and needs to be relaxed. What we do agree on […]

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Apr

How to Become a Dancer-Things to Think About During High School

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Wondering how to become a dancer? It is so important to start planning,especially in this economy! Here are the things you need to consider while in high school… besides your technique. Decide on Your Dancing Goals In high school, you need to start making decisions about where you want to go with dance. Knowing how […]

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Apr

How to Become a Dancer Things to Think About Before High School

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Wondering how to become a dancer? It is so important to start planning,especially in this economy! Here are the things you need to consider while in high school… besides your technique. Decide on Your Dancing Goals In high school, you need to start making decisions about where you want to go with dance. Knowing how […]

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Apr

Dancers’ Different Body Types

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There are three different body types professionals use to talk about health and fitness. They are helpful for dancers to understand as well. Ectomorph Up Sides Benefits of being an ectomorph body type are that you don’t have to worry about dieting. You can usually eat whatever you want without having it show up on […]

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Apr

Dance Communication

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Dance as communication with the audience is a tricky subject. It has always been one of the most important aspects of dance. As choreographers we have to understand the different pieces of a dance and how to make them fit together so that the audience can understand. Charles Weidman, Doris Humphrey’s long time partner, said: […]

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