There comes a point for a lot of dancers who have to make the choice of homeschooling. Ballet is so time-consuming, so there has to be a “give and take”. … Continue reading Should You Homeschool?
Wonderfully put together, the second issue is finally out featuring collected thoughts on summer programs, auditions, race and more! What can you expect out of this issue? 15 summer programs … Continue reading In This Issue… Issue 2
It is countdown time… Most ballet students will be heading around the world in less than 30 days… While other kids are looking forward to summer vacations in Mexico, or … Continue reading Packing for a Summer Program…
Collectively, teachers and doctors can agree on one thing: pointe work is NOT healthy for the human body. With that being true, neither is being tackled by a 200-pound man … Continue reading Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe
If you follow ballet competitions and the budding young talent in the ballet world, you have heard of her. Her photos are all over Instagram, and her videos have been … Continue reading CORPS DE BALLET CONFESSIONAL: Alaia Rogers-Maman
“Turn-out. Turn-out. Turn-out.” “Use what you have.” “I don’t see you even trying.” “What was that? That wasn’t even ballet.” All corrections we may have heard. Turn-out in ballet is … Continue reading When in Doubt… Turn Out
How big is too big? How much would you do for your son or daughter? Recently something came up that isn’t necessarily rare in ballet, but it is definitely something … Continue reading BREAST REDUCTIONS FOR BALLET GIRLS…
With a week away, I am almost done fundraising everything I need to… We just need to raise about $1,000 dollars by tomorrow. Everyone has worked extremely hard to put … Continue reading Previews
Summer programs/ college auditions are coming up and everyone is stressing and writing in about them… So, if you are in socal I have I have answer for you… come … Continue reading SOCAL: AUDITION INTENSIVE
Redlands Dance Theatre is a non profit organization dedicated to the arts in the Inland Empire. Your contribution, no matter the size, provides Redlands Dance Theatre the means to further the arts … Continue reading Redlands Dance Theatre
His face was pressed against in the glass, Fingers spread wide, tapping to the muffled sound of the music. His mind was racing back and forth between reality, and fantasy. … Continue reading Let the boy dance
I was minding my own business tonight, and was going to go to bed early tonight. I went to a charity dinner with the food was crazy amazing. At most … Continue reading I feel like… ballet rant…
After two hip surgeries, and not dancing in like 5 years, and gaining like 20 pounds… Exploring Arabesque on the beach while storming… On another note, I hope you had … Continue reading Not Bad.
You made it into a Summer Program, now what? You work hard, you sweat hard, you what? Are you prepared, are you ready, are your parents ready? Now what? It … Continue reading Summer Program Life
Winner, winner chicken dinner. The list is in. The TOP TEN Ballet Schools of 2015. There is always a great debate when it comes to rankings. Rankings for anything really … Continue reading Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner: the TOP TEN BALLET SCHOOLS of 2015
#BLOOP … Tonight I was reminded why I started my blog…. (https://aballeteducation.com/2014/07/07/firstpost) Then… as the 2015-2016 season is being announced, once again I am like flabbergasted and irritated with ballet. … Continue reading Ballet Needs to Stop Making Me Mad Late at Night…
As a Ballet Education expands, we are proud to partnering up with amazing advertisers and products. Welcome EROS SPORT! This is a men’s line, for all those male dancers out … Continue reading Cross Train: Yoga & Save.
Tonight, I was cleaning out a bunch of stuff at work, and then stumbled across a memory card that was never uploaded. If you don’t know about shooting medium format, … Continue reading Every Fifth Has A Story
Alina Cojocaru + Roberto Bolle in, Romeo & Juliet (Wearing her Gayners….) I don’t know who the photo cred goes to but it was on tumblr via ballet-is-our-way-out. In the … Continue reading Ballet & Relationships
In the world of ballet, variations define a dancer’s career. As artists a variation is the one moment where technique, artistry and years of daunting rehearsals finally meet. A 2-3 Act … Continue reading Fantastic Five: 5 Really Great Male Variations