Summer Program Week 2

Today's blog post is my reflection of week 2 at the Joffrey Academy of Dance International Summer Dance Intensive. It's going so great so far.  I'm loving all of the classes and the teachers.  I've already learned so much, and can see a difference in my technique.  I've noticed that my turns have improved slightly,…

Summer Program Week 1

Today I wanted to do a quick reflection on how my summer program is going and my experiences so far.  I'm going to Joffrey Chicago for the 5-week international summer dance intensive. I arrived this past Sunday and moved into my Aunt and Uncle's house in a suburb of the city.  I got everything all…

Holiday Break Conditioning Schedule REMINDER

This is just a quick reminder to join me for my Holiday Break Conditioning Schedule!  It starts tomorrow (the calendar notes that this past week is for resting).  The link is below: VISIT THE SCHEDULE The link will be up in the slideshow on the front page until the schedule and break ends, so please…

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Breathing and Dance

Breathing and respiration are two processes that can improve your training by loads.  I just finished writing a long overview of all of the muscles and anatomy/physiology involved.  Are you interested in reading this? Well, you've come to the right place.  Subscribe to my newsletter by clicking HERE (it takes like...2 seconds...and it's free) to…

Nutcracker Journal: Thus Far

Hi everybody!  Today is my first ever Diary section post.  I'm excited to bring to you a Nutcracker journal of my experiences thus far in this Nutcracker season.  Enjoy! This is my hair for our dress rehearsal on last Thursday (12/10/15) morning.  I danced party girl in the party scene and Harlequin in the 2nd…

Advantages: Blog Benefits + Exciting Ideas

Today I want to quickly remind you of some great things that you can do on this blog to help improve your experience.  Here are my recommendations: My Twitter I want to do a quick update recommending you all to something that I think would be a fantastic resource for you - my Twitter account.…