A Ballet Education The Blog

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LOOKBOOK: Ballet Romantic

We had the incredible pleasure to work with the beautiful and gracious, Ashley Hod, and the charming and charismatic, Andrew Vyette during their stay in Arizona, NYCB closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two were extremely inspirational during this difficult year; staying diligent in staying in shape, while also

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Help these Ballet Boys

There is no question that ballet is expensive and even when you are extremely gifted, finances are still an issue. We could open up an entire conversation on how dance and socioeconomic status keep certain groups of individuals out of ballet, and while our foundation is trying to fix these

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The Guide to Tying Pointe Shoes

Oof. Whether it’s inside first or outside first, over or under, or wrap the ribbon twice- there really isn’t one way to tie a pointe shoe. I think for a lot of women it is about comfort, and what holds the foot in. As a male teacher, I always think

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Getting to know Garrett Smith

The Choreographer Creating Not So Tiny Waves Worldwide Accomplished dancer and freelance choreographer Garrett Smith shares everything from his choreographic journey, to culinary interests, and using Instagram as a business tool. His work is sought after by companies and dancers worldwide and recently crossed over into commercial television with Netflix’s

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South Carolina’s largest ballet company, Columbia City Ballet, is actively seeking principal male dancers 6′ and taller with strong technical training for the 2021-2022 season. The 2021-2022 season includes Dracula: Ballet With A Bite, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Off the Wall and Onto the Stage: Dancing the Art of Jonathan

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9 Super Foods for You

They say you are what you eat. If that’s the case, then I would be made up of charcuterie, brunch items, and donuts. Now, we all know they don’t mean that literally, but it does matter. One of the biggest issues we face today is the taboo around the “D”

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