If you’ve got a young dancer who eats, sleeps and breathes ballet, they are probably looking for more opportunities to incorporate it into their lives! On the other hand, if you’ve got a dancer who might need some encouragement in ballet, you may be seeking some advice to help them improve.
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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Ballet is challenging enough when you have good vision, but for dancers who need glasses, things can get even trickier. While it’s true that you rarely see professional ballerinas performing in glasses, young dancers are a different story.
Ballet and other styles of dance are possible to do while wearing glasses, but some steps and styles are harder to perform bespectacled. By securing glasses properly, and choosing the right frames, you can dance in glasses easily.
So what is the difference between lyrical and contemporary dance or hip hop break dancing and krumping? The Dance Parent 101 team has you covered with simple explanations of every dance style you might come across.
Do you need to buy a pair of ballet shoes but you are not sure where to look or find a pair? We have you covered! I was a dancer for many years and am now a dance mom and I have bought, begged and borrowed plenty of ballet shoes during my time and am here to give you the best tips on how to secure yourself a pair!
Have you been talking about your ballet shoes but are not sure of what all the parts are called? Then this post with labelled diagram is for you!
Are you about to buy a pair of ballet shoes for your child? If so take a read of this quick guide so you are armed with the information you …
The first step to using a turn board is to focus on balance and core strength. Turn boards are slick on the bottom, and they will be incredibly unsteady and slippery for a first-time user.
There are many different dance turn boards and spin discs out there for you to buy. But which one is the best for your dancer? Take a read of our reviews – we actually bought and tested out each product!