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What Do I Wear to a Ballet or Dance Recital? (Ideas for Men & Women)

Your son or daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew started their first dance lessons a few months ago. You are very excited about their progress; they are getting better every day at dancing. Soon they come up to you, a smile beaming across their face with tickets to their recital or dance concert and informative notes from their teacher that cover …

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How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Do Dance Lessons

When I was younger I wanted to study dance full time. When I first told my parent’s my dream, their initial reaction was ‘well we are not paying for that‘. But I was determined to dance and so I found solutions to make it happen. And you can too! Whether you just want to start one lesson a week or …

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Gymnastics vs. Dance: Which is Better for Kids?

Gymnastics and dance are both great extra-curricular activities for kids. As a parent though you might be confused over which one you should choose for your child. Both will help them burn off energy, are fun and creative and can become childhood hobbies that keep them fit and active. But which one should you enroll your child in? Which is …

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Dance & Ballet Social Media Influencers you should be following!

Want to see inspiring dance and ballet images as you scroll Instagram? Like to have beautiful dance or ballet photos, ideas and hacks showing up in your Pinterest feed but don’t know who to follow? We are on Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube every day getting inspiration for this site and with this dedication to social media has come the wisdom …

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How much do dance classes cost? We compare 50+ schools across the US!

Dance and Ballet lessons are by no means cheap extracurricular activities to pursue. In the beginning, paying for one lesson a week, a leotard some tights and a pair of ballet shoes may not break the bank, but as your child progresses so will the amount of zero’s you type into your internet banking transfers. The average cost dance studios …

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What is the best age to start dancing? – Real Answers for Parents!

With the proliferation of dance on tv through shows such as World of Dance, Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance many people are interested in knowing just what age is best to start dancing especially if they feel they have missed the boat or want their child to have the best chance of succeeding.

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How Many Dance or Ballet Classes (Age & Class Guide)

Ballerinas and dancers train for many years to master their craft. But how many ballet classes or lessons should your child be taking to become a professional dancer or ballerina? Although just a guide, the following tables give you some specific numbers, hours and class types that you can use to help you work out what is best for your child!