June Bullet Pointes: Making Connections

Summer Intensive Season is here! You have probably already seen  a million articles on how to stay healthy and get the most out of your summer training, whether it’s a local one week workshop or

Guest Post: Summer Endurance Tips, by Chelsea Weidmann

Now that the rush of spring performances is over, it’s summer intensive season! Whether you’re travelling to a summer program or taking advantage of the opportunities in your home town, the summer vacation offers an

Guest Post: Ballet Education, by Lana Petkovic from BalletParents.com

Before you read this amazing post, check out Lana's page here: https://www.balletparents.com/home Here is Lana's amazing post on ballet education, both in public schools and in specialized ballet instruction. Enjoy! Who cares about ballet? It

May Bullet Pointes: To Become a Great Dancer

This post shares some information that is very close to my heart as a dancer and a dance teacher. To me, these are the Beatitudes of ballet, the fundamental  success principles that will take ANYONE

Full Pointe: Body Hate, Body Love

This blue puffy vest is my security blanket. I wear it for every class and while I teach. I cannot stand the sight of my waist right now. If you read my last post on

April Bullet Pointes: Your Audience

Happy spring dancers and teachers! Here are some thoughts on preparing for performance and giving your audience your best every time. • From the moment you or your students grasp the barre, perform. Ballet exercises