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While The Nutcracker is often the ballet dancers love to hate, all that falls away when we waltz into the theater.
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.
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.
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.
We believe there is no such thing as too much turning advice. Here are even more ways to perfect your pirouettes.
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 has produced some of America's most enduring dance works. Learn the facts every dancer should know about this dance company.
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.
What is Gyrotonic and how can it benefit dancers? Our guest contributor, Jessica Warchal-King explains as she describes her own discoveries and speaks with Gyro instructor, Evalina Carbonell.
Set in New York City in the late 70s in the world of ballet when Misha was a household name and Balanchine ruled, "Ballerina" is an older novel offered on a new platform. Find out what Leigh thinks of this ballet book in her review.
Miko Fogarty appeared in the award-winning 2011 ballet documentary “First Position” and has accumulated awards from prestigious dance competitions such as YAGP, the Prix de Lausanne, the Varna International Ballet Competition, and the Moscow International Ballet Competition. She chats with us about her hobbies, cross-training, and more.
Dance improvisation is a requirement for some auditions. We've given tips on improv before but what if you have no tools or experience at all? Here's our crash course to help you successfully get through your first improv session.
Each one of your dance students is unique. Laurel walks you through the essential process of addressing each individual's physical issues and limitations to help him/her reach goals.
Ideals in the ballet world are changing, and thankfully so is the dancewear. Rhiannon offers her suggestions for ballet leotards and skirts that flatter a curvier body type.
Kathryn Morgan became an apprentice with New York City Ballet at age 17. She was promoted to soloist at age 21. But, the following year, she was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism- an underactive thyroid. Kathryn was forced to put dancing on hold and focus on her health. Read our interview with Kathryn.
This summer Heather led workshops on empathy-based pedagogy and emotionally intelligent teaching. Are you sending messages of kindness to your students? Heather gives tips on how.
Dancers, enjoy this refined and colorful summertime salad by ChefandDancer.com's Chef Matt Broussard.
Last time, contributor, Laurel Foley helped us take a trip around the torso. This post covers leg alignment basics to help you improve technique, dance more efficiently and prevent injury.
Weight training. Doesn't exactly fit into the ballerina image does it? But dancers could benefit from adding it to their fitness routine. Lauren addresses why and the common concerns dancers have about doing so.
A visual aid that keeps your class engaged and learning ballet terminology, stage directions, and body placement. Tonie Bense tells the story of her mother's innovative teaching tools, the Magical Kingdom of Dance and the Alphamat.