pointe shoe darning

Darning Your Pointe Shoes

What is pointe shoe darning? Pointe shoe darning is the act…


How Much Does it Cost to be a Ballerina

Prospective dancers and dance parents always want to know —…


how to pancake pointe shoes

How to Pancake Ballet Shoes

Every pair of ballet shoes are different. The different…


8 body positions in ballet

8 Body Positions in Ballet in Order

In ballet, there are eight (8) body positions that dancers…


how to do a tendu

Just Tendu It - Tips for a Perfect Tendu

Tendu is a foundational exercise in ballet, and is one of…


balancing ballet and school

Balancing Ballet and School

Whether you’re a young ballet dancer yourself, or a parent…


contemporary ballet schools

Contemporary Ballet Companies To Watch Out For

Your training might be based mostly in classic ballet. Why…


starting ballet at 30 and up

Starting Ballet at 30 Years and Older

I always admire women who start ballet later in life. For…


ballet tips for beginner dancers

Advice and Tips for First-Time Ballet Dancers

So you’ve decided that it’s time to sign up for a dance…