Happy Halloween, everyone! Here are some fun and frightening dance videos for your Halloween pleasure. Enjoy… if you dare! Jiri Kylian’s Petite Mort Zandra Thomas’s Zombie Art House Dance Company (UPenn) – What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie? More Blacklight fun… a truly scary version of Thriller
Archives for October 2008
I realize there are many people who don’t know about or understand how feeds work or what purpose they serve. If you are one of those people, here is a quick explanation that will guide you through the steps of adding your favorite sites to a feed aggregator.
A while back I did a post entitled Encouraging Boys to Dance. It had a good response and I was even asked to submit an edited version for the PTA (National Parent Teacher Association) website. It is my firm belief that boys should be encouraged to dance by dance teachers and parents in particular. After […]
We all face adversity in our lives. Obstacles for dancers can come in many forms. They may be physical (a chronic injury, muscular or structural limitations, sometimes even a person’s height can stand in their way). They may be in the form of other people (a discouraging teacher, a negative co-worker, an unsupportive family member). […]
Today is Blog Action Day, “an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day.” This year’s aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion about poverty. I was particularly excited about this topic because it is one that […]
Too much tension in the musculature around the hip joint is often responsible for limiting the degree of turnout. Therefore, releasing that tension is key if you’d like to improve outward (and inward) rotation. Tight inward rotators inhibit outward rotation and visa versa. Dancers have varying methods which they use to accomplish release in the hips. Some use passive and lengthening stretches and others utilize props like balls to facilitate an opening within the joint.