The number one thing that helps every kid do better in class is to not miss class. No matter how much natural talent your child has, they will fall behind if they do not come to class on a regular basis.
Throughout your dancing life, you’ve heard the same corrections over and over. The reason for the repetition? Dancers tend to make the same errors, sometimes with catastrophic results. Dance Magazine spoke to eight teachers about what they perceive to be the worst habits—the ones that will destroy a dancer’s technique—and what can be done to reverse the damage.
Why is it important to be punctual to ballet class?
When you are running late for work how do you feel? Flustered, disorganized, rushed, stressed, upset? When your child comes in late for class they feel the same way. These feelings take away your child’s focus and diminishes their ability to learn and have fun.
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!
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!