For dance teachers, the mirror is both a blessing and a curse. Although it can be a useful learning tool, the mirror can also hinder dancers who become dependent on using it, particularly when transitioning … Continue reading
Open with a number set to Van Morrison’s “Hey Mr. DJ.” Cast eight dancers as disc jockeys—each representing a station—and costume them in a way that embodies their respective styles of music. For example, … Continue reading
I’ve always had a deep appreciation for the role that dance has played in my life. Some of my happiest memories and most life-affirming experiences can be traced back to the years spent at my … Continue reading
Therapeutic Exercises Using Foam RollersTherapeutic Exercises Using Resistive Bandsby Caroline Corning Creager, PTExecutive Physical Therapy, Inc.In a nutshell: Two user-friendly manuals to share in class or use at home.
As much as dancers love to dance, … Continue reading
What is a good plié? That’s the million-dollar question I often ask students at ballet companies and academies throughout the world. But even though the plié is one of the most common movements in dance, … Continue reading