I love holidays in the dance studio and Halloween can be especially fun. Here is a list of songs and albums that may inspire you to get a little ghoulish in your classes this year.
Archives for October 2009
In classes, I’ve heard teachers talk about a grand battement “coming from underneath.” This can sometimes lead to confusion about which muscles do the work in grand battement.
The iliopsoas is the only muscle (well, technically group of muscles) that attaches to the spine, pelvis, and femur (or, thigh). The three muscles which make up the iliopsoas are deep, running very near the spine and beneath other major muscle groups. Therefore, awareness of the iliopsoas must come through visualization.
4Dancers Blog has been around for a few months and I like what I’m seeing. Here’s why I think you will too.
Appropriate class material is essential for engaging young dancers. Consider the structure and style of your child’s dance class and its teacher before deciding that dance isn’t right for your preschooler.
Parents, we know it’s unsettling when your little dancer isn’t listening in dance class. It’s normal for young children to lose focus sometimes but here’s what you can do to help your child pay attention to the dance teacher.