When you’re too tired for practicing even one more pirouette, when you’re stressed about opening night, or when you’re trying to remember that tricky combination, visualization techniques are as good as a physical practice and can take your dancing to the next level. Don’t underestimate the power of visualization for dancers.
Alexander Technique: Connecting The Dancer’s Multi-Purpose Body
Our Monday morning body isn’t different from our Friday night body and it’s connected to our Math class body and our Modern Dance body. How Alexander Technique helps dancers connect to their one body.
Why Dancers Practice Yoga
After years of rigorous dance study, yoga was a palate-cleanser for Erin. She and fellow dancer/yoga instructor, Ashleigh, share the many ways yoga practice complements their dance life.
How Yoga Can Help You Become a Better Dancer
Yoga practice can be a perfect complement to dance for so many reasons. Grier Cooper goes beyond the obvious and explains why yoga is a popular cross-training choice for dancers.
Uncovering Your “Inner Animal” with the Gyrotonic Expansion System
What is Gyrotonic and how can it benefit dancers? Our guest contributor, Jessica Warchal-King explains as she describes her own discoveries and speaks with Gyro instructor, Evalina Carbonell.
Growing “Thinking Dancers” in Preschool Classes
Kids are naturally creative but we want them to think while they are moving, too! If you are having trouble getting young dancers to make their movements interesting, Maria shares how to facilitate creativity with questions.