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10 Common Ballet Technique Mistakes and How To Fix Them

Ballet technique can be both beautiful and frustrating. If you find yourself getting hung up on a particular step or movement, chances are you're not alone. This list of common technique mistakes can help you identify problem areas and work to correct them. 1. Pliés -...

Learning to Articulate the Feet: A 3-Step Guide

In speech, to "articulate" means the ability to express oneself clearly and fluidly. Likewise, a dancer needs to have the ability to move certain parts of their body in a smooth manner that doesn't look choppy or disjointed. Learning to articulate the feet results in...

5 Common Ballet Ailments And How To Manage Them

It may look beautiful, but ballet technique definitely has the potential to produce aches and pains, or at least aggravate existing ones. Whichever area of your body is giving you trouble, consider five common sources of pain and how you can manage their negative...

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...

Busting Myths about Masculinity in Ballet

The truth is, ballet has some very masculine attributes. Let’s take a look at some of the most prominent myths about ballet and masculinity and see how these stereotypes are completely bogus.

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.

How To Improve Your Turnout

Ever see a ballerina walk like a duck? That's "turnout". Turnout is the outward rotation of the hips. It's not natural, it's not easy, and it can cause damage if not done correctly. While professional ballerinas have been practicing turnout since they were children,...

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