How To Improve Ballet Technique – Especially For Teachers

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If you teach ballet, 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, especially if you have been doing this a while. The trick … Read more

Sickled Feet In Ballet And How To Get Rid Of Them

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Sickled feet in ballet are the bane of any dancers life. It is extremely difficult to get rid of sickled feet, especially if you have been training incorrectly for a long time. Dance teachers need to correct this in the early stages of a dancer’s training, as once the muscle memory sets in it is … Read more

Ballet Dancer Feet – Why Feet are so Important in Ballet

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What do people mean when they say you need ‘ballet dancer feet’ to be good at ballet? In ballet, when you point your foot, the line from the top of your leg to the tip of your toes must curve down towards the floor as much as possible. The higher the arch in the foot, … Read more

Yoga And Dance – Do They Go Together?

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If you are wondering if yoga and dance complement each other in any way, let’s look at ways in which Yoga will help with your dancing and vice versa. With the daily demands of life, a physical, mental and spiritual balance is imperative. Yoga and dance can be used together in a number of ways. … Read more

How To Do A Pirouette or Even Multiple Pirouettes

All dancers dream of doing spectacular multiple pirouettes, but how to do a pirouette – that is a good question.  Perfect pirouettes require many hours of practice and dedication. The secret of doing a perfect pirouette is actually just practice, but here are some tips to use while you are practising. What Is A Pirouette? … Read more

How To Stretch Your Body And Avoid Injury

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Let’s look at how to stretch your body safely and avoid injury, or as a dance teacher to make sure your dancers know how to stretch correctly. It is sad that so many children I teach at the moment have been over stretched in the past and are now suffering with chronic joint pain as … Read more

How To Improve Ballet Technique – Tips

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How to improve ballet technique and having perfect Ballet Technique is a quest that all dancers are aiming for, as without good technique, your ballet dancing won’t look like it should. In this blog post, I will explain what ballet technique is and will explain how to improve ballet technique. What Is Ballet Technique? You can … Read more