• Well Rounded Performer
    What does it take to be a Well-Rounded Artist?

    By: Christina Ricucci As performers, we are constantly asked to put ourselves outside of our comfort zones- whether that means executing a certain style of dance that might not come as easily to us, or diving into a...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Why I Don’t Count Calories

    I don’t count calories. This is mainly because I’m lazy, but it’s also because I don’t see the point. Your body doesn’t understand an arbitrary numerical value that you select as an acceptable amount to feed your body, nor is there...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Treadmill HIIT Workout

    This is a quick workout that’s great if you’re in a time crunch but you still want to sweat and feel the burn. I love running, but it’s too much impact on my joints to do religiously....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • PostShow
    My Post Performance Recovery Routine

      Taking care of your body is crucial for a long run of shows. Whether it’s Met Season or a 30 shows of Nutcracker, performing constantly can wreak havoc on your body. All of the extra adrenaline...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Honor Thy Dancer

    The National Dance Education Association (NDEO) has just re-launched their wonderful National Honors Society for Dance Arts ™, a program “created to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Caring for your Dancin’ Feet

    I love to ice my feet after a show or a long day of rehearsals! I feel that with the amount of wear and tear that my body has endured over the years, icing has helped me to stay...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    How to Make the Perfect Ballet Bun

    By Christina Ricucci As a dancer, knowing how to perfectly execute a ballet bun is crucial. Whether it’s for an important audition, competition, or just for class. It’s always good to look your best!! The way I...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Cross Training on the Elliptical

    Working out is probably one of the least appealing activities to add to a busy schedule of dancing. As dancers, we are pushing our cardiovascular strength to the limit during performances, but exercise little cardio on a...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    How to stay focused in the new dance season

    By Christina Ricucci It can definitely be a challenge to manage your mental, physical and emotional stability as you head into the busy season of competition and auditions. I know I get nervous sometimes! Here are some...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Dance Studio Owners: You Must Do This!

    By Angela D’Valda Sirico of Dance Teacher Web The life of a studio owner is hectic and full of ups and downs, such as dealing with issues like an angry parent or an unhappy student.  There are the staff and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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