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How To Build Confidence As An Adult Ballet Dancer

Ballet can be intimidating. Many of the movements are difficult and unnatural, but adult dancers don't have to master ballet technique to build confidence. Everyone has the tendency to be hard on themselves in ballet class, but there's no reason to constantly feel...

Ballet Class and Flu Season: 5 Ways To Prevent Illness

Brutal weather has been hitting the nation. So has the flu. Unfortunately, ballet class can be the perfect place to pick up a nasty cold. Taking precautions and being aware of your surroundings can lessen your chances of getting sick. Consider 5 ways to help you avoid...

Cambré and Port de Bras: The Ultimate Upper-Body Duo

All of us, dancers and non-dancers do it: we wake up in the morning and give our upper bodies a big stretch. We reach to the ceiling, arch our backs, lean sideways. In ballet, these movements are officially known as cambré and port de bras, and they too serve...

10 Delicious And Healthy Snacks To Fuel You For Class

Proper nutrition is vital if you want to have a great class. You should never take class on an empty stomach, but you also want to eat good, wholesome snacks to give your body the fuel it needs. Here are some healthy options to keep in mind the next time you're...

5 Muscular Hot Spots That Affect Dancers

Different sports and athletic activities engage different muscles in the body. Since ballet requires immense lower body strength, ballet dancers tend to develop problem spots and injuries from the waist down. Consider five common hot spots that affect dancers and how to cope with them.

Plus-Size? 3 Reasons You Should Take Ballet

"Ballerina" is almost synonymous with "thin". Adult ballet students, however, come in all shapes and sizes. If you're plus-size, you should never be shamed or self-conscious about joining adult ballet. Here's 3 reasons why: 1. You challenge the norm. Since there is so...

3 Ways To Boost Your Confidence Now

Everyone feels insecure about themselves at some point, and dancers are no exception. Maybe you're struggling with body image, your technique is not up to par, or you're in an artistic rut. Have no fear - there are 3 things you can do to instantly boost your spirits....

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