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What Do I Wear To a Dance Convention? Top 5 Tips!

So you’re ready to attend your first dance convention weekend! Excitement is in the air, entry fees have been paid, and now all you have to do is…pack an entire Dream Duffle full of dance clothes!

Dance conventions are a great chance to express your personal style, but you also have to consider these top 5 tips for what to wear to a dance convention.

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How To Choose The Right Dance Convention For Your Child

Attending a dance convention is one of the most exciting opportunities for young dancers! There are so many dance conventions on the market it can be hard to decide which one will benefit your child the most.

When considering which dance convention to attend, you will need to think about everything from the distance you’re willing to travel, to the money you’re willing to spend, to the style of dance you want your child to take.

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What is a Dance Convention? – The Info You Need To Know

If you’re new to the dance studio world, there are tons of new things to learn, from different dance styles to different hairstyles! One thing that might be surprising to a new dancer or dance parent is that there are several ways dancers can gain knowledge outside of the dance studio, and one of those ways is by attending a dance convention.

A dance convention is usually a weekend or one-day event held by a company to teach various dance classes to students from different studios.

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Dance Convention Etiquette For Dancers and Parents – The Dos and Don’ts You Need To Know!

It’s your first time at a dance convention – adrenaline is high and you and your dancer are itching to get in the ballroom and see what it’s all about! An essential part of participating in dance conventions is etiquette, for both dancers and parents.

Proper dance convention etiquette includes respecting all participants, being mindful of the space you’re in, and being prepared for anything!

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Are Split Stretchers Safe and Worth It?

One of a young dancer’s main goals is to achieve perfect splits. There are “Banana Split Clubs” around the world at dance studios that reward dancers with ice cream parties when the whole class gets all three splits. These days, you can find all sorts of products that claim to help dancers achieve the splits, such as split stretchers, but you may be wondering if they’re safe, or worth the investment. 

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Best Songs for Kids’ Jazz Dance Class with Streaming Link!

Dance teachers and dancers are always looking for new music to use in jazz class, both at home and at the dance studio! Sometimes we just need to shake things up a bit and find music that will give our dancers some new inspiration, new rhythms, and new ideas!

Some of the best songs for kids’ jazz dance classes include old favorites, unexpected artists, and of course, clean lyrics and themes!

This list includes just a few of my favorite songs to use for kids’ jazz classes – feel free to go down the rabbit hole of Spotify by following some of these artists and seeking out similar sounds if you like what you hear!

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Top 5 Tips To Make Your Pointe Shoes Last Longer!

Pointe shoes, while strong enough to support a dancer’s full weight on her toes, are surprisingly delicate and don’t last a very long time! Ballet dancers are constantly trying to figure out innovative ways to make their pointe shoes last longer. While no pointe shoe will stay in great shape forever, there are a few ways to give them a fighting chance at lasting a bit longer than normal! To make pointe shoes last longer, you can use Jet glue, darn the boxes, rotate your shoes, store your shoes properly, and always remove the padding.

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