There are practical and emotional considerations a teacher must make when their student is managing long-term injury, illnesses, or disease. It’s not an easy time for anyone but this thorough and thoughtful post by Angeline will help both you and your student cope.
Back-to-school time is upon us, and with the freshly sharpened pencils and crisp wide-ruled paper also come the frightening anticipation of returning to dance. While most studios offer some sort of summer intensive and many dancers go away to professional intensives, chances are many young dancers spend a good chunk of summer putting in serious […]
Avocados are an amazingly diverse food! You can turn them into guacamole, puree them into soups, chop them into salads and sandwiches, team them up with pastas, or turn them into a smoothie, as in today’s recipe.
Easy to pack, homemade, and delicious enough for your tiny dancer, these cheesy crackers are a great alternative to the store-bought, processed snacks you may pack in a dance bag or lunchbox. And they’re easy to make too!
While the image of a rubber band is useful in demonstrating the elastic nature of muscles in the stretch reflex, it’s not always as simple as the stretch/recoil and stretch-farther/less-recoil that we gain from thinking of muscles simply as rubber bands.
“As dancers we face our reflection so much that you would think we know what we look like. We spend hours every day in front of a mirror in nothing more than skin tight clothing and a skirt if we are lucky. But I have found that the opposite is true. Most of us have a distorted idea of our image.”