Monthly Archives: June 2015

Warming Up

Many times I have to ask the dancers not to just stand there waiting for class to start but to go and warm up. But what does that mean?  I have had my warm up routine for years, and as … Continue reading

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Professional Class

I came across this YouTube video of the Mariinsky Ballet company class. Very interesting how fast he is able to give combinations. Amazing technique and flexibility. Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTdshUKN_C0&list=WL&index=4

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Picture Schedule

The annual photo shoot is a great way to capture memories. This event has been set for Thursday, June 11th starting at 4:00pm. We ask all students to participate in the shoot for our group photos. Participation in the group … Continue reading

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No More Back Pain

Many dancers and non-dancers complain of back pain, much of it due to poor posture. As a dancer and anthropologist I found this article very interesting. http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/06/08/412314701/lost-posture-why-indigenous-cultures-dont-have-back-pain The posture Esther Gokhale speaks of is what dancers have used for hundreds … Continue reading

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