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Dance Advantage Top Dance Blog Contest 2013

The 2013 Dance Advantage Top Dance Blog contest kicks off today. Enter your dance blog for a chance to be a Top 20 Dance Blog or get voted as the best in your category. Real blog readers choose their favorites in this yearly competition!

A Floor Barre DVD For Barre-Lovers

Stephane Dalle's introduction of The Boris Kniaseff FLOOR BARRE METHOD.

If you love ballet barre work or value what barre does for you, this DVD series may be for you. Lorry discusses the few negatives and many positives of The Boris Kniaseff Floor Barre Method as presented by Stéphane Dalle in his beginner level DVD.

Three Horrifying Reasons To Go YouTubing This Week

Two ghoulish figures haunt the hallways of a ship in search of The LXD.

Beware, the supernaturally talented cast of The LXD resorts to scary tactics in Rising, possibly the most terror-iffic item we’ve shown at DA. Plus, DS2UDIO, the dance lifestyle YouTube channel keeps things jumping with two Halloween specials on dance-themed costumes and the scariest dance sequences in history.

Dance Your PhD: Choreographer/Bioengineer Christopher Knowlton explores knee replacement through dance

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What was once a little known video contest for PhD students to explain their research through dance has blown up into a full-scale online dance film fest. Dance Your PhD makes science accessible and understandable to everyone, communicating complex ideas, without watering it down or shutting the rest of us out. Lauren chats with Choreographer/Bioengineer Christopher Knowlton about how he’s combined his two worlds to create a dance film about knee replacement for the Dance Your PhD contest.

Please, Join The Circle!

Join the Circle at Dance Advantage

Join us each month to share your tips, ideas, and opinions on a featured dance topic that’s fun and informative. We’ve got something lined up for September through March. Bloggers submit a post. Non-bloggers leave a comment. Participate whenever you want!

Want A Chance To Win? Watch A Chance To Dance!

A Chance To Dance; Fridays on Ovation

Dance Advantage & 4dancers want you to watch A Chance To Dance, a new show on Ovation TV that puts a bit of reality in reality dance programming. You could win swag for answering episode trivia on Twitter. Enter to win $25 for blogging about the upcoming episode.

Documenting Dance History: Two DVD Musts For Your Collection

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance DVD

A brief look at two documentary films that will inspire and educate your dance students. Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance and Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob’s Pillow are engaging, informative, essential for any dance program library, and readily available to anyone who is a fan of dance.

Want A Chance To Dance? Tips from the pros of OvationTV’s new series.

A Chance To Dance premieres August 17

On August 17, the Ovation network will premiere a new reality/competition dance show from the producers of So You Think You Can Dance. Co-choreographer Billy Trivett and friend of the show, Allison Holker, offers some tips for those wanting “A Chance To Dance” as a professional. Catch these video clips, tune in, and let us know what you think of this new program!

Get The Ballet Job Done And Make It Fun

Ballet Barre None: The Children's Hour of Power DVD series

The Children’s Hour of Power DVD series teaches ways to make technique count while keeping class fun for children ages 3 – 9. If you’ve wondered how to provide quality instruction within the time constraints of a recreational dance environment, and want students who are excited about ballet instead of bored or going through the motions, you won’t be sorry you invested in these DVDs.

Why Dance Matters Reloaded

Participate in the Why Dance Matters event

We’re looking for a few good posts about Why Dance Matters to you! We’re also looking for your participation in the RELOADED Why Dance Matters event. And, we’re looking for those who want to help an expanded project take shape. Are you down? Get the details in this post.

Fireworks, Parades, and Independence

Fireworks over Grand Rapids by Eric Lanning

Children will have fun exploring and exploding as fireworks and participating in patriotic parades. Share your ideas for Independence Day dances, too!

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