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Valentine’s Day Ballerina Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Still looking for the perfect gift for your Ballerina? Here are some great ideas that she will love!

Ballet Workout: Roll Your Way to a Stronger Core

Ready to roll? Strengthen your core with this 5 minute foam roller workout.

Ballet Workouts: Resistance Band

Want better turnout? Want to get stronger for Pointe? These exercises will help you with both! All you need is a resistance band.

Ballet Workout: Stronger Hips & Core

Want higher extensions? Strengthen your hips and core muscles! Try this 8 minute floor workout to get started!

Ballet Workouts: Stretch Warm-Up

Trying to get your right or left split? This stretch routine focuses on stretching the muscles that will help you get down in your splits.

How to Create Your Own Home Dance Studio

Stuck at home, but still need to train? Here’s everything you need to build your own dance studio at home.

Top Ten Products for Sore Muscles

Ballet and sore muscles go hand in hand. Here are 10 amazing products that will help relieve your tight, achy muscles.

How to Sew Pointe Shoes

Need help sewing your first pair of pointe shoes? Looking for a some sewing tricks that will give your ribbons more staying power? Follow along with Miss. Kathleen in these step-by-step videos.

Ballet Workouts: Better Turns

Want better turns? Do your pirouettes feel off? Still can’t master your fouettés? In this video Miss. Kathleen will show you how to evaluate your turns using cause and effect experiments and guide you through some great preparation exercises that will help you get better pirouettes and fouettés in no time!

How To Do: A Cinnamon Bun

Hello everyone! I’ve had a lot of requests from my students to do a video showing you all how I do my Cinnamon Style Ballet Bun. If you have long or thick hair check out this video. Enjoy!

Ballet Tutorial: Pas de Bourées and Balancés

Want to learn how to do Pas de Bourées & Balancés? In this tutorial Miss. Kathleen 3 different versions of the pas de bourée step and breaks down 4 different variations of the balancé step.

How To Do: A Perfect High Bun

Do you have a ton of hair? Is it hard to get it up into a high ponytail or bun? Try this easy trick!

How to Improve Your Center Split

Trying to get your right or left split? This stretch routine focuses on stretching the muscles that will help you get down in your splits.

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How To Do: A Cinnamon Bun

Hello everyone! I’ve had a lot of requests from my students to do a video showing you all how I do my Cinnamon Style Ballet Bun. If you have long or thick hair check out this video. Enjoy!

How to Get Your Splits

There isn’t some special magic trick to getting your splits. It just takes a little effort and about 10-20 minutes a day. Follow Miss. Kathleen’s Ultimate Stretch Guide and you’ll have your splits in no time!

How To Do: A Perfect High Bun

Do you have a ton of hair? Is it hard to get it up into a high ponytail or bun? Try this easy trick!