And why not bring the whole family in on the fun on some of the easier videos?
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.
Do I need to buy her dancing shoes?
If she plans on dancing regularly, especially in ballet or jazz, then yes.
I never realized how much of a difference dance shoes can make until I started using them.
On average, dance shoes are more flexible, durable, and lighter weight with a suede or leather sole.The structure of a well-designed shoe can help with balance, reduce pain/friction, as well as adapt to different dance floors.
When Stevie Wonder sings about dancing to the rhythm of love, he subtly points out an interesting paradox: love is wild, unpredictable and passionate, but rhythm gives it structure, feeling and technique. Dancers, especially beginners, shouldn’t overlook one of the most important parts of rhythm in dance: understanding the music. Musicality, or sensitivity to music, doesn’t necessarily improve dancing techniques, but it helps with creativity, such as in swing dance which requires an attentive response to the music. Certainly, it can be a complicated process, especially for children. Not everyone hears music the same way, and not everyone interprets rhythm...