• TV_Corrections_featured
    Making the Corrections You Give Your Students Stick!

    I love to teach ballet. I love to coach, correct, clean, and encourage. And I constantly tell my students corrections are how dance teachers say “I like how you are trying, I care about your dancing, and...

    • Posted 6 days ago
    • 0
  • DLMimi_solo_featured
    Ballet Under the Stars Performs for an Audience of 2,000+

    We are in the midst of our Ballet Under the Stars performances here at Ballet Arizona. I learned a little over a week ago that I was cast as the soloist girl in Walpurgisnacht, so I had...

    • Posted 7 days ago
    • 0
  • DI_convention_featured
    ADC|IBC Looks to Raise the Barre in Year 10

    By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa  ADC|IBC will celebrate its 10th Anniversary Season in Spring 2015, and the competition is raising the barre with sizable cash prizes, new events, no more inter-city travel and even more scholarship...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • WA_Paige_featured
    She’s In a New York State of Mind!

    Our beautiful model Paige Borowski is heading off on a new and fantastic adventure in her dance career! She is starting her freshman year at the Juilliard School! Before Paige set off for the Big Apple we...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • 0
  • DI_dancevideo_featured
    Video Audition Do’s and Don’ts

    By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa Don’t digitally alter or enhance how you look. “Even if you get the contract, will notice the deception at first sight and lose confidence in you right away,” Lara...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • DNShannon_kickstarter_featured
    Support San Francisco Ballet on World Ballet Day!

    Last week I filmed a Kickstarter video to raise money so San Francisco ballet can participate in the upcoming World Ballet Day live. The event is very exciting and I am thrilled to be one of the...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • TV_LanaStretch_featured
    Stretching Your Dancers at All Levels

    Dance teachers know the benefits of stretching for their students. But sometimes stretching exercises and descriptions can get boring for both the teacher and their dancers. Here are some new ideas that I use for imagery (stretching...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • DLShannon_broadway2_featured
    From the Ballet to Broadway!

    I have some really exciting news to share with all of you. I am joining the original cast of the Broadway production of An American in Paris! I have wanted to go to Broadway since I was...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • IP_Sep_Lana_Feature
    See What Our Go-To Dance Teacher Lana Picked for September Dance Class!

    Shop Lana’s picks here!

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
    • 0
  • WA_JulietWarmUp_featured
    My Pre Warm-Up Warm-Up!

    Before class each day I focus on a few exercises to warm up. I use class as a proper warm up and move on to more intense stretching when my body is fully prepared. I never jump...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
    • 0
Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: