ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We are happy to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge-the newest viral sensation, but not because it is a viral sensation.  ALS is a terrible, debilitating disease that slowly robs its victims of the ability to move.   As dancers, movement is who we are. It is what we do. Movement is how we […]

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Best Modern Dance Footwear (and the Worst)

A Review of the Best Modern Dance Footwear   Modern dance styles are usually performed with bare feet, allowing the dancers to have traction with the floor and to feel the articulation in their toes.  This aspect of modern dance can cause some serious foot pain for a dancer (like myself) with sensitive feet.   […]

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Parents, What Role Do You Play?

  Letter to Parents of Dancers/Athletes:   Dear Parents,   I have recently answered the calling of becoming a dance teacher and would like to quickly share about the relationships I have formed with my students thus far. One surprising thing I noticed was how open my students were about almost anything! Students often arrive […]

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Nutrition: How to Calculate Your BMI

Being healthy is crucial as a dancer. Your body is your tool for art; take care of it!   Unlike many dance studios, especially of the “older school,” we are less concerned with weight and far more concerned with overall individual health. Whether you are a dancer or just like to be healthy, maintaining a […]

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