Cecchetti Ballet Technique – How Did It All Start

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If you are training in ballet, you most probably know that the two largest training organizations in the world are the Royal Academy of Dance and Cecchetti Ballet Technique. I have done an entire article that you can read here on the Royal Academy, as I teach this method. However, the Cecchetti ballet technique is … Read more

Ballets Secret Code

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I thought I just had to share this documentary called Ballets Secret Code with you all, as ballet is becoming more and more competitive each year with dancers working their bodies to do the impossible. Sometimes it is good to remember that solid technique is always the best so that you don’t injure yourself trying … Read more

A Cinderella Theme Class To Teach

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Here are some ideas on how to teach a class with a Cinderella Theme going. This post is aimed at dance teachers who teach small children, but this type of class will also work for pre school, kindermusic and even gynmastics classes for small children. When I teach my tiny tots ballet class, I always … Read more

Coordination in Dance and How We Can Improve on It?

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In order to improve our coordination in dance we first need to understand exactly what coordination is. So let’s start with . . . What Is Coordination? Coordination simply explained is basically the teamwork between your muscles and your conscious thoughts, to make movements possible, whether it be a familiar or a new movement. When … Read more

Maslow Developmental Stages And How To Use Them In Your Teaching

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Have you heard of Maslow? The Maslow developmental stages are a great method to use when teaching your younger children in particular. Let’s see why they work so well. Here are the Maslow Hierarchy needs explained. Who Was Maslow? Abraham Harold Maslow was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow’s hierarchy of … Read more