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What makes a good dancer?

Maybe I am KAY-POH (meaning, nosy). I don’t do this often, but when I see a beautiful dancer, or a dancer who has a distinctive style, I like to approach the dancer and chat. I plop myself down beside the…

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in Advanced Ballet, Ballet tips

Stability – The Foundation of Dance Training

It has been a few months now. I’ve gone back to slower, more beginner classes to strengthen my supporting leg, work on a better alignment of my body, a pulled up pelvis and a open, pressed down shoulders pointing to…

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in Adult Ballet Dancers, Ballet tips, Intermediate Ballet

Increase Your Consciousness and Improve Rapidly

Adult-ballet dancing tips: Read more about increasing your observation skills, the degree of consciousness each time and your focus and how that results in rapid improvement for us adult ballet beginners. Some years ago, in spite of extreme self-consciousness, I…

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in Advanced Ballet, Ballet tips, Beginner Ballet, Intermediate Ballet, Uncategorized

Pirouettes

I was helping my friend with her pirouette that day. She is a beginner adult ballet dancer, with probably about 10 months in with twice-a-week classes. Understandably, almost every adult ballet dancer I meet are obsessed, or rather, pre-occupied with…

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in Advanced Ballet, Ballet tips

Building Strength & Stamina

In order to advance to learning more difficult steps, you’ll need to invest in strength and stamina FIRST. Or at least work on it concurrently. I also realize why professional and advanced dancers go back regularly to work in slower…

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