Tips & Advice

Advice for dancers and dance teachers.
Protein myths

Do dancers need extra protein? Do they need to use powders, drinks, shakes or amino acid supplements or should they just eat...
Dance Dietitian

Nutrition information and mis-information is all over the internet and popular media. It’s easy to get a copy of the latest diet...
Patrick Gallagher

When I was younger I grew up dancing at a school that used ballet class music from CDs.  The songs became intimately...
Velocity Dance Convention and Competition

#1. Rehearse, rehearse, then rehearse some more. I cannot stress enough the importance of running dances. I know it can get...
Starpower Talent Competition

By Christine Dion of
dance studio marketing advice

By Steve Sirico of DanceTeacherWeb.com and 
Egyptian choreography

By Christine Dion of
Dancer weight training

Ballet is a physically demanding art form for both males and females. Just as male dancers require powerful upper body, core, back...
Stay in shape this summer

#1. Summer Intensives. This is pretty obvious, but essential. There are some awesome summer intensive programs for dancers of all ages out there...
A scene from Billy Elliot

We all know the world of ballet needs more men. So how do we, as teachers, keep boys interested in ballet class,...
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