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    Sweaty Summer

    When I was a dancer, I loved the summer. The warm heat helped my muscles stay loose and warm. The longer daylight hours made it feel like I wasn’t stuck in the studio all day. And the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Making Plans to Succeed!

    “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” John F. Kennedy The performance comes to an end, the dancers take their bow and the audience comes to its feet to give a standing ovation. As the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Mean Girls

    Last week I watched a news segment about a city trying to pass a law to make bullying a criminal offense. The law was not approved but it did get me wondering about bullying in the dance studio...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    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 4 months ago
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    Mimi Tompkins’ Pro Stage Makeup Tricks

    Stage makeup is a delicate and individual art form in itself. I find that doing your own makeup is important, unless it is a specialized character role. Everyone personally knows his or her face the best, so...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    Proper Men’s Ballet Class Attire

    Here is my complete guide for men’s ballet class attire; from primary division all the way to advanced. Primary Division Boys Shoes  Theatricals Child Professional Leather Full Sole Ballet Slipper in black - This full-sole leather shoe encourages...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    At Home Fitness Fun!

    As a former dance teacher, I know working out is something that many dancers don’t really have to put too much thought into – they are working out all day, every day in the studio! But, if...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    Your Flawless Face: Secrets from a Pro Makeup Artist

    Professional Makeup Artist, Liz Del Carmen, shares her beauty secrets!

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    The Plié is Your Friend

    Did you know that little movement called the plié is one of the most important steps in all your dance training? It’s true! Here are some facts about why the plié can, and should be your best...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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