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    The Importance of Stretching

    Now that we’re in fall and approaching winter, stretching and keeping warm are more important than ever. As the weather starts to get colder, our bodies and muscles can be more prone to injury. A great way...

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    Fully Committing

    By: Christina Ricucci It’s easy to want to take the shortcut, to give just 50% instead of your 100%. It’s way easier to take the simpler route than to do it the right (harder) way. Giving your...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    When Going Back to Dance

    By: Christina Ricucci It’s everyone’s favorite time of year…the start of competition season! Everyone is so eager to be back in the studio learning new choreography and training for the New Year. The most important thing is...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Staying Motivated

       It can be really difficult to stay motivated when you feel like you’re not improving, no matter how hard you’re trying. With ballet, the steps are small, but they add up. For example, I have always...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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    Nutcracker Season!

    Nutcracker can either be the most exciting time of the season or the most dreaded, depending on how you look at it. On the one hand, you’ve probably performed The Nutcracker at least every year since you...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Achieving the Perfect Turnout

      External hip rotation is really the pillar of good ballet technique. You can spot poor technique from a mile away, and turned-in legs and feet are a dead giveaway. Turnout and rotation are imperative for stunning...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Alexandra’s Tips on Confidence

    By Alexandra Pullen Confidence is key in any performing art. It’s pretty much a proven fact that you dance better when you’re feeling good about yourself. For me, I whip out more pirouettes when I’m feeling on...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    How to Be A Confident Dancer

    By: Christina Ricucci Having confidence as a dancer is the most important feeling you can ever have. Although this business is often critical, you can learn how to not let it affect you over time. The first steps you...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    How to Prepare for Nationals

    By: Christina Ricucci  The 2016 competition season is slowly coming to a close, but nationals are just right around the corner! During this time, there can be a significant amount of pressure placed upon you, your teammates,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Tips for Summer Intensive Success

      Summer Intensives are just around the corner! I have such good memories of going to various summer programs throughout my training. It is such a great experience. You get to travel, meet new people, and explore a new...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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