Spiral rolls are a smooth and safe way to get to the floor in contemporary dance technique. In our post, this roll to the floor is broken down with a list of fundamentals to practice and common mistakes to avoid.
Mathematically, the human body (with two feet) is capable of only 5 basic jumps. It’s true! You can do all the fancy-pants jumps you want but they each boil down to one of only five possible combinations: Two feet to two feet One foot to the same foot One foot to the other foot Two feet to one foot […]
After taking ballet for the first time, 50+ partner dancer, Andrew has observations to share about recognizing serious dancers, the importance of ballet, pas de deux, and being ready to adapt.
What is a grand jeté? Are the legs bent or straight? How can you prepare the body for stronger leaps? And what should you do and think to perform a grand jeté that’s truly grand? We have solutions and tips for you.