Like athletes, dancers are always exploring ways to improve performance, nutrition, exercise, and wellness in every way possible, including using essential oils as useful tools for supporting the body in natural ways.
Alla Osipenko was one of the great Russian ballerinas. Her name calls to mind Soviet dancer defections, the KGB and the Cold War. Learn more about her in this review of Joel Lobentnal’s enthralling biography on this unique figure in dance.
B Dancewear offers nearly 40 types of dancewear basics in over 200 colors, in an array of fabrics. See what we have to say about the products they sent us.
The Children’s Hour of Power DVD series teaches ways to make technique count while keeping class fun for children ages 3 – 9. If you’ve wondered how to provide quality instruction within the time constraints of a recreational dance environment, and want students who are excited about ballet instead of bored or going through the motions, you won’t be sorry you invested in these DVDs.
Some of our articles go together like peas and carrots. Read them together for double (or triple) the fun but revisit some of our one-of-a-kind singular sensations as well.
The first in a series of tap shoe reviews, Tristan begins with the “Cadillac” of tap shoes, Capezio’s Brazilian K360. He covers their construction, features, and compares them to the American-made Kays. Don’t miss his consumer video for the opinions of tappers of all ages.