All NEW ADULT CLASSES starting April, 2017! New Contemporary Leaps/Turns/Technique 90 minute class with Jodi – Thursdays 6:30-8:00! New 60 min. Beginning – Intermediate Adult Lyrical Class with Faye – Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00!
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Pointe shoes are a special kind of ballet shoe that is used by advanced dancers who perform pointework. Pointe shoes help make a ballerina look weightless when they are dancing. They make it look like the dancer is dancing on the tips of their toes effortlessly. When most people see dancers dance en pointe, they […]
Dancing en pointe requires a tremendous amount of strength in the feet and ankles. Your teacher will be able to best tell you if you are ready to go into pointe work. If they don’t think you are ready, it may mean that your just don’t have the proper strength yet. But that doesn’t mean […]
Dancing with the Stars has returned to the UCPA for their new season of “Dancing with the Stars ALL STARS”. Helio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower rehearsed in the past few weeks in our Studio B. Please tune in on September 24, 2012 to ABC and VOTE for them. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR VIDEO! […]
A major milestone for any ballerina is to able to dance “en pointe” or on pointe. Dancing on pointe means to dance on your toes. But this requires tremendous strength of the legs and feet. Most ballet teachers will have strict requirements for their dancers that want to start dancing pointe. How can you be […]
Belly dancing is one of the oldest social dances in the world. It originated in North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It is a dance that allows one to express their personal creativity, while getting in a great amount of exercise. The best known moves in this dance are the movements done by the […]
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 […]
The Paso Doble is a dance that was modeled after the drama of a Spanish bullfight. Characteristics The Paso Doble is a very theatrical Spanish dance. In a normal dance, the man portrays a matador from a bullfight and the lady acts as the cape from the bullfight. There are other roles that dancers can […]