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January 26, 2017

Reconnect With Ballet To Beat The Post-Holiday Blues

Everyone loves a holiday right? It’s relaxing to step out of your routine and treat yourself with the choice of reading that book in bed or […]
January 23, 2017

Cross Training – Do You Need It For Your Adult Ballet Class?

Almost every fitness regime these days has the term ‘cross training’ attached to it, but will it help in your adult ballet class, or is it […]
January 5, 2017

Why Starting Ballet Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

As we head into the silly season where indulging becomes the norm, it’s a good time to look forward to the New Year with a plan […]
November 28, 2016

Four Ways To Respect Your Adult Ballet Body

There is nothing better than stepping into your adult ballet class after a long week and letting go of the day-to-day grind. The bliss of the […]
October 11, 2016

Tips to improve balance for adult ballet dancers

Having good balance in ballet is as essential as breathing. However unlike breathing, it doesn’t just happen! Your body needs to learn specific techniques to develop […]
September 5, 2016

Should your head or your heart lead the way in ballet?

Do Pirouettes feel like the enemy? Maybe a balance in arabesque makes you feel queasy. Perhaps the request for expression makes you want to run for […]
August 9, 2016

The How and Why of Warming Up for your Adult Ballet Class…

Warming up; it’s a term we all know and an activity that we may or may not engage in to varying degrees on a weekly basis. […]
July 10, 2016

10 Questions For …Belle McDonagh, Teacher, Elancé Adult Ballet School

1. As an adult, how has ballet training changed for you? Ballet training as an adult is a vastly different experience to training when younger. There […]
May 30, 2016

“What Adult Ballet Means to Me….”

I think anyone who has seen ballet dancers in action would appreciate the physicality of ballet. The dancers leap across the stage, spin around a hundred […]