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Blog Post Archive

Are You Ready to LEAP! into Competition?

LEAP! dance competition owner/director, Drew Vamosi shares that part of being prepared for dance competitions is remembering that dance is an art, that teachers need trust, and that being smart about injury is a plus.

Dance Auditions for Actors: What to Include

The dance portion of musical auditions are usually dreaded by actors and singers not fluent in the language of movement. Still, it's possible to sort out the stronger movers without a lot of intimidating choreography. We'll tell you how.

“Help! I Needed Those Dance Costumes Yesterday”

You're out of time. You've already tried everything. But the costume company is failing to make up for their mistake. Keep your cool and take these next steps to get results from their customer service department.

12 Traits of Terrific Dance Teachers

"A teacher affects eternity." Dance teachers who have the most positive influence on their students and future generations of dancers share these twelve characteristics.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dance Shoe Care

Dance gear is often a costly investment for new dancers. Learn how to properly care for your dance shoes to preserve their life and save money.

Misty Copeland Writes About Diversity in Ballet

A brown swan in the very white world of ballet, Misty Copeland painted her skin a different color in order to play roles in Giselle and Sylvia. 1957? 1977? Nope - 2007. Leigh Purtill looks at Misty's memoir Life in Motion.

Quick and Sweaty Cardio: Tabata Training

For dancers looking to explore interval training as a method of cross-training, check out Tabata Bootcamp. Never heard of it? No problem. We'll give you the scoop on how Tabata might benefit you.

Dance Advantage Holiday Giftlist

From my closet and bookshelf to yours. Check out these products for the dancers on your holiday gift-giving list.

Royals Who Crave a Ballet Buzz

Ballet began in the royal courts and dancers frequently portray royalty on stage. But these contemporary queens and princess are known for their lifelong ballet passions.

Balancing Dance and Your Busy Holiday Schedule

Feeling more frazzled than festive this holiday season? Here are some tips and tools for finding balance among the bauble this time of year.

Experiencing the Mosaic of NDEO

Dance Advantage and company attended the 16th Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference. Here is our recap of the event.

Dancers Fall for this Pumpkin Spice Gnocchi

Dancers, you'll fall for this recipe. A little spice, a dash of sage, and don't forget the beverage (if you're the right age).

15 Things We Love About Nutcracker Theater Week

While The Nutcracker is often the ballet dancers love to hate, all that falls away when we waltz into the theater.

How Yoga Can Help You Become a Better Dancer

Yoga practice can be a perfect complement to dance for so many reasons. Grier Cooper goes beyond the obvious and explains why yoga is a popular cross-training choice for dancers.

Drawing the Curtains on Act 1: Jenifer Ringer’s Memoir

Did you know that years before "Sugarplumgate," Jenifer Ringer had been fired and re-hired by NYCB? Leigh reviews "Dancing Through It," Ringer's revealing memoir. Get to know the ballerina you thought you knew.

BeachBody vs. A Dancer’s Body

Fitness workouts, Insanity, P90x, and PiYo are popular, but how do other dancers feel about BeachBody as an addition to their cross-training routine? Jessica shares a dancer's perspective for the benefit of the curious.

Our Top Ten Pirouette Tips

We believe there is no such thing as too much turning advice. Here are even more ways to perfect your pirouettes.

Keep a Costume Scare from Turning into a Nightmare

The words 'costume season' can send chills down a studio owner's spine. If (or when) something goes wrong with your dance costume order, follow these tips when dealing with a costume company's customer service department.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Then and Now

2 years agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has produced some of America's most enduring dance works. Learn the facts every dancer should know about this dance company.

Ballet Primer: The Legend of Love

2 years agoArts / Dance : Dance Advantage

I didn't know much about this Russian ballet, but now you can learn the story and history of Bolshoi Ballet's The Legend of Love in time for its premiere in U.S. cinemas on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

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