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Four easy, healthy snacks for your little dancers

Four easy, healthy snacks for your little dancers

As summer glares down on us, it’s always fun to have an indoor activity to take us away from the heat. One of my favorite things to do is to explore new and easy recipes for healthy snacks that I can nibble on the rest of the day or after a sweaty workout -- and not feel guilty! Here, I’ll share four of my favorite recipes for healthy and tasty snacks that are easy enough to  make with your little dancer.  1. Ants on a Log
  This is a summer classic, so naturally I had to start off with this incredibly...

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At-Home Dance Stretches for Beginners and Beyond

At-Home Dance Stretches for Beginners and Beyond

Muscles are like taffy. If you dance without stretching, it’s like trying to pull frozen taffy. But when you stretch, it’s like putting taffy in the microwave; it can move without any resistance. I’ve always been a competitor, so I’ve been trained to push through the pain during a dance performance or practice. But it’s important to note that stretching should not hurt. Stretching should be a relieving or energizing activity that prepares or cools down your body. To help guide you on some of my favorite stretches that got me through competition after competition, here are stretches to try...

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How many of these decade-defining American dance trends do you know?

How many of these decade-defining American dance trends do you know?

When we look through how dance has evolved in the U.S., we see that the country has always been one ready to get MOVING. As the years have gone by, the twentieth century has become iconic for its various styles and forms of dance that have shaped dance history in the U.S. Today we even have Tik Tok setting  modern day American dance trends to songs that sometimes originated in earlier decades!  With that, let’s revisit some of the decade-defining dances of the past in America. How many are you familiar with?  The 1900s - Jazzing it Up Prior to...

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Top Gymnast Workout Videos to Try at Home (including shopping list!)

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Top Gymnast Workout Videos to Try at Home (including shopping list!)

There are plenty of ways to continue gymnasts at home! If you and your little gymnast are lacking some motivation, or are simply craving a new routine, then trying online videos can be the answer. I’ve compiled some of my favorite at-home gymnasts videos from some of the most popular Youtubers to try at home.

And why not bring the whole family in on the fun on some of the easier videos?

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3 Dance Movies to Keep Your Little Dancer Motivated This Summer

3 Dance Movies to Keep Your Little Dancer Motivated This Summer

Summer is upon us! While this summer will certainly be different from before, there’s one tradition still going strong: movie night!

Below are three fun movies to watch with your little dancer at home, as a reminder that while we can’t be dancing in classrooms and studios right now, we can still have fun.

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