Heated discussion on recital etiquette and lengthy... →
Dance parents and studio owners take note! “To the Rude Parent at the Recital” via @NYTimes
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Fantastic examples of #WhyDanceMatters →
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Anonymous asked: o que é battement jete
Anonymous asked: Any recommendations for a dance sneaker to teach ballet in? Thanks!
Ever wish you could wear your ballet slippers with... →
@lingeshoes makes a street shoe with an authentically ballet look. Very interesting! What do you think? Are they your style?
I particularly like #48 →
101 Creativity Tips for Teachers via @bcotweets
Great ideas originate in the muscles.” - Thomas A. Edison #whydancematters
Spice Up Your Dance Playlist
Stream Bollywood songs with Dhingana (www.Dhingana.com). It’s free - stream directly from your browser or with your iphone, android, and other mobile apps. Create your own playlists, or get dancing right now with these fun collections: Bollywood goes Bhangra Funky Dance numbers Hot & Sizzling Item numbers
silverwhistling asked: How can I get in better shape for my summer intensive, without my regular classes?
Houston's In The Bag →
Love @HoustonBallet corps member @Harper_Watters’ guest gig at @theballetbag! Read about his journey from SI student to company member.
Spinning with Laura Dean, a final ballet, the... →
Just an ordinary year at The Joffrey courtesy @JoffreyMovie
Shining a light on 'sharp' movement quality with... →
@mariasmovers uses flashlight imagery to help young students discover ‘sharp’ in their bodies.
The barre may not be where it's at... →
The barre is the best way to prepare the dancer’s body for work done in the center, right? Not entirely, according to research cited by The Healthy Dancer
Every-body’s got the Ability! →
@AccessD4L offers best teaching practices for working with exceptional dancers with diagnosed disabilities.
Anonymous asked: ive always wanted to dance all my life an never done it i am 37 am i to old to start now i am not skinny i am a 12 waist.
Anonymous asked: Thanks so much Nichelle for taking the time to post the information about my book My Mommy Likes to Wiggle. Much success to you. Kathleen Gauer
Zumba-Inspired Children's Book
“My Mommy Likes to Wiggle” is a charmingly-illustrated rhyming story about a mom whose passion is dancing (“Salsa, Samba and the Cha Cha beat; Sweep my Mommy off her feet….). Toronto writer, Kathleen Gauer, was inspired to write this children’s picture book by her daughter-in-law who is a qualified Zumba instructor in Welland, Ontario. Available at Indigo/Chapters,...
yeaurratchet-deactivated2012072 asked: Is there like a test you have to take to be a Pro Dancer? Or, can you just wake up one day and yell out to the world,"Im A Pro Dancer" and it'll happen?
Anonymous asked: i go to a school on a dance scholarship and in dance we are doing a research/ essay assignment on pioneers of modern dance, i have chosen Loei Fuller, she really inspires me, any interesting facts about her i could use? much thanks sammi xox
Marketing Advice From Our Founding Fathers →
Useful tips for dance and arts marketers too!
The Thuderstorm Jitterbug →
Have fun making storm clouds with the kids in your life.
How do you handle disrespectful dance students? →
@momsnewstage shares her experience with a new group of ballet students in jazz class and shows how to calmly nip behavior problems in the bud.