Ballet Pointe Shoes – What Type Should I Buy?

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Getting a pair of ballet pointe shoes for the first time is a very personal experience.  You should have the opportunity to be able to try on various makes and types before making your final decision.  The shoe needs to suit your foot type and should be able to support your foot properly.  A highly … Read more

Who Was Leonide Massine?

Leonide Massine

Leonide Massine, who was also known as Leonid Massine was a famous Russian choreographer and ballet dancer. Leonide Massine created the world’s first symphonic ballet, which was called Les Présages, and then many others in the same vein. Leonide Massine Life Story There is a little confusion about the year that Leonide Massine was born. Some … Read more

Beautiful Ballet Costumes For Kids

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Here are some beautiful examples of ballet costumes for kids, because most children love dressing up in ballet costumes, even if they don’t do ballet lessons. Here are some beautiful ballet costumes for kids that can be purchased online more conveniently and in most cases at better prices than the shops are offering. This article … Read more

Ballet Steps for Kids – Beginners Especially!

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There are many wonderful ballet steps for kids that they can do during class and at home for practice. When dealing with ballet positions for kids, one has to be careful to choose exercises that are appropriate for the age and strength of the child.  Doing exercises before the child is ready for it could … Read more

Ballet Bar Exercises – Why On Earth Do We Need To Do Bar Exercises?

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Ballet bar exercises make up almost 50% of the ballet class at times, and bar work has been going on as long as ballet has been around.  Some people think that ballet bar exercises are outdated, and they are not needed anymore in the training of ballet. As a ballet student, you will either love … Read more

How To Use Zoom Video Conferencing To Teach Dancing

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In this article, I would like to look at Zoom and how to use Zoom Video Conferencing to teach your dance classes. I teach various dance forms, and some classes are easier to teach than others. I find that ballet works best, followed by contemporary dance. Hip hop is difficult because of the speed, and … Read more

Vaslav Nijinsky Biography – His Life In a Nutshell

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Vaslav Nijinsky Biography Vaslav Nijinsky is one of the most famous male ballet dancers to ever have graced our planet, so that is why I couldn’t have a ballet blog without at least having a Vaslav Nijinsky biography somewhere on it. Even though we have only the testimony of eye-witnesses and the frozen images of … Read more

Le Spectre De La Rose Ballet – Still Famous Over A Hundred Years Later

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Le Spectre De La Rose is a ballet in one act (choreographic tableau) about a young girl who dreams of dancing with the spirit of a souvenir rose from her first ball. Jean-Louise Vaudoyer based the ballet story on a verse by Theophile Gautier. The Le Spectre De La Rose Ballet was originally choreographed by … Read more