VOTE for the Top Dance Blogs of 2011!

32 blogs entered this year’s Top Dance Blog competition:

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Barre Boys

The Belated Ballerina

Relevé Your Life

Ballet Fan/Fitness Warrior

The Four-Eyed Ballerina

En Pointe with Houston Ballet

52 Weeks of Ballet

Kiner Enterprises Inc. Blog

Mike Barnes, Anthropologist (Ballet)

The Dance Buzz

BalletScoop by the ClassicalBalletTeacher

Dancers Global

Leotards and the Buns in Them

Dance Commentary by Heather Desaulniers

Born Again Dancer

The Body Series Blog

Contemporary Dancing by Melissa, Lover of Dance

My Son Can dance

Picture Books and Pirouettes

Tendus Under a Palm Tree

Dave Tries Ballet

Frame Dance Blog

Ballet Pages

Maria's Movers

Tutus and Tea

Ballet Shoes and Bobby Pins (by Sheena Jeffers)

Odette's Ordeal

Noa Blogs Ballet

Adult Beginner

Enforced Arch

Ballet To The People

Rogue Ballerina

Some are returning from last year. Some very new (but very good) blogs are in the mix. All are worth a look! [Read more…]

Vote Now For the Top Dance Blogs of 2010!

UPDATE! The votes were cast and the winners named! Click the image below to see the final standings.

Top Dance Blogs of 2010

For our first ever contest, thirty dance blogs signed on to participate. All are sharing themselves, their knowledge, and their experience with the online dance community in their own unique way. Please take a moment to visit their sites. They’d all make great additions to your personal dance “magazine”.

Uptown Dance Footnotes – Boston Ballet Blog En Pointe with Houston Ballet
Turn It Up Dance Challenge
Rogue Ballerina loveDANCEmore InfiniteBody Adult Beginner
You Dance Funny Dave Tries Ballet Dance25 From Plies To Pirouettes
Maria’s Movers – Move. Create. Educate. Ballet For Me And You Ballet For Men My Son Can Dance
Kiner Enterprises Inc. Inside Ballet Technique The Dance Buzz Gail’s Blog – Albany Dance Fitness
BalletScoop by The Classical Ballet Teacher Ballet Shoes and Pointe Shoes Tights and Tiaras Tendus Under A Palm Tree
Off Center Tutus & Tea 4dancers Thin and Dizzy
Dancing Outside The Bun A Dancer’s Days

Thank you for voting!

Dance Advantage would like to thank all of the participants and YOU the readers!

I am thrilled to have hosted this event. I hope you found some new blogs to follow in the process.

Readers and the bloggers themselves came out to show support for all of their favorite blogs in the first round of our contest. Now, those blogs who rallied the most comments have made the cut for the final voting stage. The polls will close at 10AM EST on Thursday, December 30.

In each category we chose the 3 blogs that received the most comments. Now, it’s time to pick your favorites. You may cast your vote only ONCE in each of the five category polls below! Make sure you hit the Vote button when you’ve decided.

Dance Company or School
Uptown Dance NJ
En Pointe with Houston Ballet
Footnotes – Boston Ballet Blog free polls
Dance News and Criticism
Rogue Ballerina
loveDANCEmore free polls
Dance Student or Beginner
You Dance Funny
Dave Tries Ballet
Adult Beginner free polls
Dance Education and Training
Ballet For Me And You
Move. Create. Educate. (Maria’s Movers)
Ballet For Men free polls
Dancer Musings
Off Center
Tights and Tiaras
Tendus Under A Palm Tree free polls

Top 20

The 20 blogs that received the most comments are listed below in random order. Once again, you must vote for your favorite among them: ONE vote ONE time. It will be a tough decision, I know.

Please look over the list carefully and choose the single blog you feel is your #1, your favorite of the 20.

Your Favorite Blog:
Thin and Dizzy
Footnotes – Boston Ballet
Tights and Tiaras
Rogue Ballerina
You Dance Funny
Dave Tries Ballet
Ballet For Men
Tendus Under A Palm Tree
Ballet For Me And You
Kiner Enterprises Inc.
Tutus and Tea
Inside Ballet Technique
Marias Movers – Move. Create. Educate.
Adult Beginner
My Son Can Dance
Off Center
Uptown Dance free polls