Ballet is hard, like really hard. The overwhelming stories and information out there is daunting. As parents you only want what is best for your kid, as student your heart … Continue reading What does it take to be a Ballerina?
It has been a long journey, but four years later I am here… Four years ago, I never thought that I would be a blogger. I thought I was going … Continue reading Celebrating 4 Years!
Always a controversy when it come to “lost” ballets, or ballets that are not performed every season and easily handed down from one generation to the next. One of those … Continue reading Notes on The Fairy Doll
Inside the world’s largest ballet competition. This year over 10,000 kids auditioned and competed at the Youth America Grand Prix and tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships were given out to promising young talent across the world. This issue is packed with the enormous talents emerging from the Youth America Grand Prix.
A Ballet Education has committed/pledged to raise $27,000 dollars in scholarship funds for various organizations including the YAGP Korea, Burbank Dance Academy, the Cirio Collective & helping support kids with … Continue reading A Ballet Education Scholarship
Notes on Pirouettes En Dedans… Working on pirouettes en dedans (pirouettes to the inside) can be hard. While it seems like they are easier than en dehors turns, the problem … Continue reading Notes of Pirouettes en dedans…
Ballet is hard. Really hard. No matter how ballet has progressed, the fundamentals of ballet have always stayed the same: turnout, pointed feet, and becoming something unattainable and unimaginable. Yes, … Continue reading Notes on Demi Plié
Second Position is usually noted as the easiest position of the five as it has the least amount of pressure on the hips and knees, but lately I have been … Continue reading Notes on Second Position / Perfect Symmetry
Fifth position: home base. This position can be the best feeling in the world, or it can be your worst enemy. It is painfully beautiful, gives you the longest leg … Continue reading Notes on Fifth Position
A few new things are finally here at A Ballet Education! The first thing up is, I am putting up a bunch of videos on Youtube. I promise that … Continue reading NEW @ A BALLET EDUCATION
It seems, as of late, the majority of emails coming in, at the moment, revolve around cross-training… and it isn’t just parents writing in. It is studio owners, colleagues, and … Continue reading How Much Should You Cross-Train for Ballet?
Okay, I know it isn’t monday… but I couldn’t come up with a title… and I found myself surrounded by David Hallberg today. The International Ballerino: David Hallberg From Arizona … Continue reading Mancrush Monday: David Hallberg