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Guidelines for Initiating Pointe Training

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The initiation of pointe training for dance students should be determined after careful evaluation of a number of f...

Save your flexibility training for the end of the day. Instead, follow a warmup that will actually help prevent injury and improve your body's performance.

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... it is the old tradition of ballet that seems to make the difference between dancer and professional.

Becoming a professional dancer is like building a house from...

Guillaume Côté - Principal of The National Ballet of Canada

Daniil Simkin of American Ballet Theatre

New York City Ballet

Mikhail Baryshnikov´s Don Quixote - (1983) -...

When winning, beating our peers or adding to our trophy cabinet become our main priority, the potential gains of the experience are being missed... When you apply f...

Some call it spunk and sass. Some call it hyper-sexualization. The debate over age-appropriateness in student choreography has been a hot topic for many years. And...

All RAD Registered teachers hold a recognised dance teaching qualification. This means that you can be confident in their dance knowledge and teaching ability, incl...

Qualifications of the teachers are important. Check on the studio's website and review the schools where the teachers studied. Also review the companies they may ha...

June 26, 2016

Johanna is a certified instructor of PBT and listed in the online directory.

Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon fo...

(The) problem with Youtube culture is that it is creating a generation of students who believe that competitions are the endgame of dance. They think that winning w...

Unqualified ballet teachers can cause children "untold physical damage" the Royal Academy of Dance has warned. "(they) lack important training in anatomy and physio...

September 1, 2012

When is a dancer ready?
According to Tim Storey, Head of Dance at the Victorian College of Arts Secondary School, pas de deux is an absolute joy to teach and to lea...

Number one, is safety. 

Is the student ready to safely work at this level?

“The bones of the foot are not fully developed, strengthened and hardened until sometime in...

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