As she breaks down performance into its elements, Angeline offers tips and video examples that will help you breathe life into your ballet dancing whether for exams or the stage.
What To Do When Your Teachers Don’t Agree
When two teachers’ methods conflict, what’s a ballet student to do? Angeline gives some advice on how to deal and explains why this sometimes happens. She also makes 5 key statements that are universal for anyone learning a skill.
“And Remember To Smile!”
Do you now remind your students to smile as they enter their dance examinations or auditions? Angeline’s article challenges the practice of telling dance students to smile en route to an exam, noting that it may hinder instead of help many students. We ask you, what are some alternatives?
The Perfect (and Painless) Ballet Bun – It Can Be Done!
Going beyond ‘how to make a ballet bun’, Angeline’s tutorial provides tips that help moms and dance teachers keep your dancers comfortable during the bun-making process. These pointers for pain-free and hygienic hairstyling are a must for exam and competition days!
Dancer in Distress – Help Your Student Manage Chronic Illness or Long-Term Injury
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.
Pre-Pointe Primer: Delivering A Full Day Workshop For Beginners
Expanding upon her Pre-Pointe Primer series, Angeline helps you introduce important information and make a big event out of something which is extremely important to your students with her breakdown for a full day’s workshop for your pre-pointe students.