Thursday, February 22, 2024
Reader Question: I have double turns down but I'm scared to do them in front of my dance teacher but whenever I'm alone I do like 4.  My question is why can't I do them, why am I scared, how...
Reader Question: Do you have any suggestions for handling nerves at dance competitions?  We have participated in one competition already this year and my dancer was a nervous wreck.  She is 12 and gets a little nervous before group dances,...
This post may contain affiliate links. A few quick tips from your fellow dance moms can make all the difference when you are trying to perfect a smooth and sleek ballet bun for class, recital or competition. As...
Dance competitions can be thrilling and exciting, but they can also be stressful, especially when it comes to quick costume changes. Quick changes are common in dance competitions and can be quite challenging to master. However, with a bit...
Reader Question: Do you have any tips for leaping higher?  My dance teacher says my leaps are good, but I wish I could get higher in the air.  What can I do? Leaps are a skill that a lot of dancers...
One of the most stressful times for parents and dancers is the yearly dance auditions at their dance studio. Dancers worry about things like how many dances they have been chosen for, whether they were offered a solo or...