Terms of Endearment (Not For the Studio)
“My dear!” “Sweetheart!” “Darling!” I am guilty as charged for calling my students these and I’m sure a variety of other pet names in class. I, like most dance teachers, have a deep and genuine care for...
- Posted 3 months ago
Be a Better Bunhead: How Your Teacher Wants Your Bun for Class
Learn how to make the perfect ballet bun for class from real-life ballet teacher, Lana Brooks. Teachers, this is a great resource to show your first-time ballet parents.
- Posted 7 months ago
Baby It’s Cold Outside!
When the temperatures drop and the skies turn grey, nothing feels better than heading off to dance all snuggled into cozy warm up gear! Even though warm up attire is a practical part of every dancer’s training...
- Posted 8 months ago
Mimi Tompkins – Preparing for Class
Class at National Ballet of Canada begins at either 9:45 or 10 a.m. Luckily I live very close to the studio, so I don’t have to wake up terribly early to prepare myself for the day. I aim...
- Posted 9 months ago
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