Article Archive for March 2014

New Dance Film Addresses Age in Dance

March 31, 2014 by

The impending retirement of New York City Ballet’s 46-year-old star Wendy Whelan (who this morning announced her final performance date), has, over the past few months, sparked many discussions about the inevitable impact of age … Continue reading

Come On In, the Water’s Fine!

March 28, 2014 by

We tend to take water for granted–it’s there for us when we’re thirsty after dance class or when we need a long shower after a grueling rehearsal. In an effort to bring attention to water … Continue reading

Yoga Teacher Uses Instagram (and Adorable Daughter) to Gain Following

March 27, 2014 by

New Jersey–based yoga enthusiast and teacher Laura Kasperzak uses social media to document her practice and update students on her class schedules. She has recently stumbled into Instagram fame, largely thanks to her daughter’s guest … Continue reading

Top of the Class

March 26, 2014 by

The Wallace Foundation has named the National Dance Institute of New Mexico one of eight top arts organizations in the United States. NDI New Mexico, now in its 20th year, was co-founded by former New … Continue reading

NDEO’s Teacher Evaluation Conference Confronts Big Issues in Public Schools

March 25, 2014 by

We know dance teachers aren’t scruffy. Make sure your school system does, too.

Last week, inspectors from England’s Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, better known as Ofsted, condemned dance teachers’ “scruffy” appearance … Continue reading

Now You Gotta Cut Loose, “Footloose,” 30 Years Later

March 24, 2014 by

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the film Footloose, and what better way to celebrate than by having Kevin Bacon reenact iconic dance moments from the movie? At least that’s what “Tonight Show” host … Continue reading