When taught holistically improvisation can help dance students grow in their technique, artistry, and overall well-being. There are many benefits to incorporate improvisation into your students’ dance training, regardless of their age or the dance style they are studying. Improvisation helps dancers to: Apply technical concepts in new ways, helping them to more deeply understand … More Dance Improvisation Tips & Activities
For a little while now I’ve been questioning why I do what I do for a living. The doubt is actually a huge part of the reason I haven’t been writing much lately. I’ve been doing a lot of reflection, but not the kind that is easy (or pleasant) to put on paper (or screen). First, … More At times like these, Why Dance?
This video has been circulating on the web, and I’ve got a problem with it. On Facebook and other sites, the little ballerina is lauded for her technical skill and ability at such a young age. However, there are some serious issues at play in this little girl’s training, in my opinion at least. … More Are We Training Away Our Art Form?