If you are a parent of a young dancer, you might be wondering what it takes to be a good dance mom. As a dance mom, your role is not …
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.
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.
When it comes to lipstick, there are certain brands and types of lipstick that dancers, ballerinas, and dance moms swear by! When I started writing this post, it was meant …
We have a list of the top makeup bags used by dancers and dance parents to organize all their stage and competition makeup and you are going to love them!
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.
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.
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!
Have you ever seen a soccer player wearing basketball shoes? Or a football player wearing ice skates? Probably not! In the dance world, dancers are expected to wear the kind of shoes that correspond to the style of dance they’re taking. You do need to wear ballet shoes to ballet class most of the time. Occasionally, there are instances where other footwear is acceptable, but the best shoes to wear for ballet are ballet shoes!
Ballet shoes have unique qualities that make them appropriate for ballet class, just like jazz shoes have specific functions for that style of dance. For more about jazz shoes and why they’re necessary for learning jazz dance, check out our article Can I Wear Ballet Shoes in a Jazz Dance Class?