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Flamenco Dance

Flamenco dance, also known as baile, is a form of Spanish dance. It can be a very expensive and difficult form of dance. This is a solo dance that contains hand clapping, percussive footwork, and intricate hand, arm, and body movements. Flamenco Technique The dance comes from the Indian, Arabic, and Spanish cultures. The most […]

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Dance Recital Must-Haves

Dance recitals are a very exciting time for young dancers. It shows off everything they have learned throughout the year. The backstage area can be a crazy experience if you are not prepared. Many adults will find themselves going back and forth because they forgot something that is needed. The key for parents to make […]

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A Song for Coretta

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Guide to Ballet for Parents and Kids

Learning the art of ballet can have many positive benefits for children. Ballet lessons can help foster a positive self image for girls and boys. They will learn skill, grace, poise, self discipline and self confidence. If a young person wants to become a skilled ballerina, they will have to put a lot of effort […]

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Irish Dancing

Irish dancing is a traditional dance that includes social and performance opportunities. There can be solo, pair or group dances. The best known form of dance is step-dancing, made popular by the show known as “Riverdance”. However, there are many different dances included in Irish dancing and is performed by the young and the old. […]

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Choosing the Right Leotard

When starting a new dance class, there is one thing that is needed most of the time. A leotard is the normal attire while learning to dance. When it is time to shop for one you might be surprised by the amount of different leotards out there. You should take your time in choosing the one […]

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Healthy Diet for Dancers

The key to maintaining the energy to become a great dancer is to follow a healthy diet. Your body will perform at its best when it  has the proper fuel. Because dancing requires a lot of energy, dancers will consume a lot of calories during a dance class. A healthy diet should include a balance […]

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