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.…

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Holiday Break Conditioning Schedule

Today I bring to you a holiday break conditioning calendar.  This can be used to stay in shape and improve over the break so that you can be ready to go for the new season. Mon 12/21 - Sun 12/27 Take this time completely off (except for maybe some light stretching or massage after a…

Tech Week Survival Guide for Ballet

Nutcracker tech week for me begins tomorrow and extends for a period of two hectic weeks.  Let's dive into my survival guide for a ballet tech week, specifically for Nutcracker. Prepare This is the first matter of business.  I always do this the two weekends before production week so that I can manage everything well…

Improving Petite Allegro

Hi everybody!  Today we will discuss a technique tip for improving petite allegro. Your Corrections During petite allegro, you usually get corrections such as: Faster!  "________, you're behind the music!" Keep going!  Don't give up! Show both feet in the air during the glissade. Show the position in the air before you land during jetés.…