How To Deal With A Teenager In Your Dance Studio

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How to deal with a teenager in your dance studio is a problem we as dance teachers will all face at sometime or another. For the most part things will run smoothly, but there are always problem teenagers, whether they get suddenly stubborn and won’t take correction or just get downright cheeky. Strangely, in the last … Read more

Phyllis Spira – Our Own South African Ballerina

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Ever since she began her dancing career, Phyllis Spira has been compared to legendary ballerinas such as Alicia Markova and Margot Fonteyn. It is said that she had the qualities of both these great dancers, but she still remains uniquely and totally herself. Phyllis Spira danced with such impeccable style, grace and strength that she … Read more

How To Improve Ballet Technique – Especially For Teachers

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If you teach ballet or dance, how to improve ballet technique is usually one of the most important things on your agenda. Your well trained eye should easily pick up on incorrect ballet technique and incorrect muscle use. This should be like second nature to you. The trick is to pick up all these errors … Read more