January 19, 2012
One of the most well known dance forms in the world is Ballet. It has become a worldwide phenomenon for hundreds of years and even inspired a major motion picture which received numerous awards. You ..
December 22, 2011
Ballet originated from the dance performances that thrived within the Italian courts during the fifteenth century. King Louis XIV, who felt very strongly about ballet when it found its way to France, .
November 10, 2008
Thanks to billionaire Roger de Haan we now have Ballet at the Cube. Once an office complex housing several businesses and later an important stamp collectors emporium it was purchased by the Creative .
November 09, 2008
I wanted to talk to you about ballet moves and how you can properly learn them. There are a lot of parents and people out there that want to be successful at this type of dance. The reality is that ..
November 02, 2008
Going to dance school is something that should be fun especially as many people will be learning it as a hobby or hoping to take it up professionally as a dancer. It's important to find a dance ..
October 28, 2008
There is an element in many activities called etiquette. In dance this exists also, of course in something like street or hip-hop dance classes it's much more relaxed but there are still things that ..
October 16, 2008
A simplistic explanation of how green vegetables, especially cruciferous (broccoli, kale, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, being the most common) support exercise might be this. The body works like a ..
October 08, 2008
I wanted to take the time to discuss a little with you about ballet training. Many people out there don't really understand what it takes to be great at this. A lot of parents see their daughters (or .
October 07, 2008
Ballet is probably one of the toughest styles of dancing out there. It isn't like a regular dance though. Typically dance can be learned within a year, but this requires literally a lifetime of ..
October 05, 2008
I want to show you how to learn ballet online with this article. Ballet is probably one of the hardest dances to learn because it really comes down to the finer details of what makes it great. I know .
September 22, 2008
What is dance? Dancing is really up to the interpretation of anyone. Dances change so rapidly over the years, and something that is considered a popular dance move one year, might be considered ..
August 18, 2008
The confluence of thoughts and ideas from across the world found a culmination in the city of London. In an empire where the sun never set, London not only gained a gradual strategic importance, but ..
August 17, 2008
*** 1. Knees that angle in toward each other, with the feet facing straight forward; this is called tibial torsion. You can also see this clearly if you sit on a table and let the calves and feet ..
August 15, 2008
Also, in contrast to pounding away on the treadmill or Stairmaster and counting endless reps and sets, ballet taps into your creative side. You can express yourself, learn a new skill, and tone every .
August 02, 2008
Tendinitis is all too-prevalent in dance injuries and sports injuries. In fact, when someone says “I have tendinitis" it usually refers to the Achilles tendon, without being explained, it is ..
July 27, 2008
Dancing is a great way to help instill the love of physical activity and the expression of creativity in children. It's also a great theme for a kids’ birthday party, especially if you have a ..
July 27, 2008
Easy learning is possible if you have a little extra time. Without having to study like a kinesiologist, you can learn what a muscle is and how to get the best use out of it. Correct skeletal ..
July 16, 2008
Deborah sets forth with help for you, the would-be ballerina or male ballet dancer, to gain more understanding and control over the demanding world you live in. Any student of music, writing, and ..
April 08, 2008
Not all ballet teachers emphasize the use of the floor in the zillion battement tendus and battement degages that you in the first few years of training. In fact, every brushing movement you do for a .
February 13, 2008
Dancing in pointe shoes should not be painful - uncomfortable sometimes, yes. Getting exactly the right fit is a challenge - knowing how, and finding a ballet store that has a lot of different kinds ..
January 24, 2008
Going on pointe is a milestone in dancing that every youngster dreams of. It is the ever popular imagine of the pink and perfect dancers foot in pointe that has come to represent our concept of ..
August 08, 2007
One of the most important aspects of ballet preparation is the thorough stretching of your muscles. Ballet stretching is a vital action that protects your muscles, joints and connective tissues, ..
May 31, 2007
I have a question for everyone reading this article. If ballet and dance is considering by American standards to be girly, then why are all of the great ballets written by men and performed mostly by .
March 15, 2007
The dance of the ballet is a dance is beautiful movements and graceful flowing moves that beautifies the body. Ballet is a dance that you cannot learn in a couple of months, it is a graceful and ..
February 26, 2007
agging sock feet slip on the waxy buffed linoleum as I awkwardly shuffle my way past a gaggle of giggling girls in baby pink tutus. I'm wearing my yoga clothes, which have sadly not seen a yoga mat ..