If you are planning on majoring, minoring, or even just participating in a university dance department in the next year, you are probably nervous and excited about beginning your adventure in higher learning. Having been involved in two different liberal arts programs, coming out the other side with a dance degree in hand, and going […]
Archives for June 2008
Just thought I’d let everyone know about a new dance blog/community that’s entered the scene called DanceHere. The blog has already featured some great and informative posts which seem to have a similar focus to my mission here at Dance Advantage. I want to support sites that produce quality information for an internet audience. This […]
The terms sickling and rolling in are often used in dance classes to define issues with ankle alignment. However, I have found that many students do not have a clear understanding of the actions of the ankle and foot and, therefore, do not know how to correct these issues when asked. I hope this post […]
Each generation of modern dancers seeks new terminology, concepts, and techniques that broaden the definition of dance. This legacy continues in the 21st century, an environment that draws from the techniques of modern dance and the spirit of exploration in postmodern dance.
The release of Wii Fit got me thinking – Will dance be the next evolution in Wii technology? This Miami Herald article describes the uses of Wii Fit and the accompanying balance board… Players use the board to perform aerobic exercises, strength training and even yoga — all while trying to keep pace with an […]