December 21, 2022

Coming Home to Ballet: Feeling into First

It was my first class after many years, too many years. As I stood at the barre, I was immersed in the heart-warming familiarity of the […]
December 6, 2022

Ballet and Mindfulness

The ballet studio is my antidote to stress and burnout. At work, I have clients. Deadlines. Spreadsheets. Compliance certificates. At home, I am torn in 5 […]
June 4, 2020
Online Cass Mojo

Maintaining Your Mojo For Your Online Barre Classes

Maintaining Your Mojo For Your Online Barre Classes Do you feel that it’s a challenge to stay motivated for your online ballet class? Are you feeling […]
March 11, 2020
Port De Bras

Three Strategies To Help You Develop Beautiful Port De Bras

The ballet term ‘port de bras’ refers to the carriage of arms, which includes the head and sometimes the body. Well-placed, expressive port de bras is […]
November 21, 2019

Are Your Ballet Studio Habits Holding You Back?

Do you make a beeline for your spot on the barre as soon as you walk in the studio door? Perhaps you feel that your balance […]
October 31, 2019

Understanding (And Celebrating) Your Adult Ballet Body

Returning to, or starting, ballet as an adult brings a unique set of challenges, especially from a physical perspective. It’s important to understand and celebrate your […]
August 27, 2019

Video – Barre Talk series Sally T

Welcome to the second episode of our Barre Talk series. In this edition, I had the opportunity to speak with long-time Elancé student, Sally.
August 27, 2019

How to Progress Your Ballet If You Feel You Are Capable of a Higher Level

A desire for progress beyond your current ballet class is understandable – maybe you’d like to advance to learn a new skill, or perhaps you want […]
August 6, 2019

Is Social Media Affecting Your Ballet Class Habits?

If your warm-up includes scrolling through the latest posts (ballet or not) on social media, it might be time to consider how long it takes to […]