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    How to Take Care of Your Body and Mind During Summer Dance Intensives

    By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa To many young people, summer means endless days of freedom, ice cream and time to relax. For dancers, however, summer can mean long days, weeks or even months of classes and...

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    Dance Photography in Focus: Our Interview with Christopher Peddecord

    We recently had the chance to sit down with dancer-turned-photographer Christopher Peddecord. He shared with us why he started dancing, his early photography adventures, one of his favorite shoots (with Discount Dance, of course), and much more!...

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    Why Do I Have to Take Ballet?

    By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa Becoming a professional dancer is like building a house from the ground up. You can’t start by adding the roof and interior decorations; rather, you must start by creating a...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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    Greetings From Japan!

    My summer vacation has taken me to Tokyo! I have been blessed with many opportunities as a young dancer and this summer has brought me a chance to see what its like to be a professional dancer...

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    How Are You Celebrating National Dance Day?

    “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie,” Agnes de Mille. It’s that time of the year again. Time to celebrate the thing you love best, the thing that...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Dance Teachers: Be All You Can Be!

    “There are 3 types of people in this world: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder what happened!” - Mary Kay Ash Teachers are the lifeblood of the world. They...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – Back to the Barre!

    First week back from a summer break is always a challenge. There is nothing like wearing pointe shoes all day for the first time in weeks. Ouch! It is hard to kick back in gear and rehearse...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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    Tell Us How It All Began!

    “There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” Vicki Baum For many of us our journey in dance began when we were a teeny tiny little kid who couldn’t help but move to the music....

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Shannon Marie Rugani – All That Jazz

    After my crazy performance season, I needed a break from ballet. But that doesn’t mean that I need a break from dance! I love taking jazz classes on my summer breaks each year. I have so much...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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