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Things You Miss After Summer Intensives Are Over…

6 days agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Got summer intensive withdrawal? Of course you do! How could you not miss these things...

Review: Music For Movement and Imaginations Volume Two by Richard Maddock

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Richard Maddock's second album with piano music to accompany your dance classes for children is just as beautiful, useful and expressive as his first.

Strange Sounds Dancers’ Bodies Make

3 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Click, crack, pop! This post is a laugh but has many helpful links about body health and wellness for dancers.

Break The Status Quo When Teaching Dance

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Challenge the status quo by choosing to put your students first above ego and self-interest and apply your knowledge (even if it breaks the rules).

Two Types of Corrections I Stopped Giving My Dance Students

last monthArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dance teachers commonly use two types of corrections in class that cause confusion for their dance students. Learn how to rephrase and reframe these corrections to be more clear and accurate.

How To Make The Most Of Your Dance Classes

2 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Beneath the physical discipline of dancing, your attitude toward learning matters. Successful dancers do these six things in every class.

3 Life Lessons My Students Learn In Dance Class

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

The benefits of dancing go beyond the classroom. Learn more about what dance teaches you about life.

Cleaning Dances 101

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

  Competition and performance season seems to have a way on speaking up on us all. Inevitably, there is at least one dance that is just not ready to hit the stage. Here are some tools useful in cleaning dances. Try them during your next dance rehearsal. Show More Summary

Can A Woman In Her Forties Dance The Nutcracker?

3 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

"Raising The Barre" is Lauren Kessler's account of the months she spent preparing to dance The Nutcracker with a professional dance company. An exceptional challenge for a forty-something, non-dancer! Read our review of the book.

16 Performance Habits That Guarantee A Great Show

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Backstage, every dancer must do their part to make sure a performance runs smoothly. These 16 behind-the-curtain habits should be as much a part of your routine as the choreography.

How To Prepare Yourself For Dancing On An Unfamiliar Stage

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

When your first time on a new stage is to perform on it, it's hard to feel prepared. Here are four things dancers do to feel more comfortable before the show goes on.

How One Dance Studio Is Promoting Healthy Body Image

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

All That Dance studio tells us about Love Your Body Week at their studio and how they are helping students develop a greater appreciation for their bodies while encouraging teen leadership.

Combining Barre & Burlesque: An Interview With CABARRET’s Creatrix

4 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

CABARRET combines ballet barre with a fitness twist and burlesque dance in one workout. Learn about the program's creatrix, Nicole LaBonde and the online teacher training program.

What is Intuitive Eating and Why is it Good for Dancers?

5 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dancers tend to trust their physical body but rely on external cues when fueling it. Learn the principles of Intuitive Eating and trust your body when it comes to food.

How To Cultivate And Keep A Winning Mindset

5 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

A dancer’s most important tool is a winning mindset. Here's how to develop a positive mental attitude so that you're at your best every time.

Teaching Students to Use Breath to Enhance their Dancing

5 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Young dancers need help learning how to connect breath to movement. Here are 4 ways dance teachers can encourage this development in dance class.

Ballet Takes A Thrilling Leap In The Suspense Novel “Dark Turns”

5 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Dancers and thriller fans will appreciate the twists in "Dark Turns," a new novel by Cate Holahan, whose research on ballet went inside the dance studio.

Foam Rollers: Flawed Fad or Functionally Fundamental?

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Seems every dancer's doing it but what is the purpose and value in using a foam roller? And, should you be doing it too? Here's the 411 on fascia and foam rolling.

Tips To Improve Your Split Leaps

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

What better day to work on improving your "split leaps" than Leap Day? Here are 10 tips to help dancers soar every day of the year.

10 Things To Do Before You Even Think About Selling Your Studio

6 months agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Your dance studio isn't "just a business" but if you're even thinking about selling, you have to be prepared to look at it as one. Here's what you'll need for a quicker, easier sale.

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