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How to Budget for Competition Dance a Year in Advance

Now that your dancer has made your studio’s competition team, it’s time for your role as a parent to start: paying the bills! In addition to a serious time commitment for both your family and dancer, competitive dance usually comes with a financial investment that requires ample planning.

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How to Quickly Sew Pointe Shoe Elastic & Ribbons For Class Using Dental Floss!

Elastics keep the pointe shoes on the dancers’ feet, and the ribbons give the feet and ankles vital support when dancing en pointe.  If you don’t want your dancer to get hurt, you need to make sure the ribbons and elastic are attached properly.  My daughters have both been dancing en pointe for several years now and they sew on their own ribbons and elastics, but I will still sometimes check their pointe shoes and add another layer of stitching or two if the ribbons or elastics aren’t well attached. 

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Paying More For Dance Classes Compared To Others? We Explain Why!

Have you recently been talking to a friend who attends a different dance studio only to find out they pay half of what you do for their child’s dance or ballet lessons compared to you? Has this made you start wondering why you are paying more? Or perhaps you are paying less and want to know if you are missing out on anything!

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Can you wear a swimsuit to ballet class? Dancer Explains!

If Summer is just around the corner it means temperatures are on the rise and you are probably looking at cute new bathing suits to wear to the pools or beach. Now if you are a ballerina or dance student, you may be thinking the designs are so pretty that they would look good in class – but is it ok to wear a swimsuit to ballet class?

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How much does it cost to become a professional ballerina or dancer?

When most people think of ballerinas, they think of the beautiful images of women in tights and tutus gracefully spinning and leaping across a stage. What you may not know is that becoming a professional ballerina takes years of hard work and dedication – and it can be quite costly, too.

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How Much Does It Cost To Study Dance or Ballet At College?

Dancing is a great extra-curricular activity for kids and teens. For some dancers dance can become more than a hobby and going to college to study dance becomes their goal and dream. College offers a dancer not only a variety of training opportunities but also career options. But if you’re interested in studying dance at college, you will also probably be wondering how much it will cost!

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