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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 […]
May 2, 2016

Travelling overseas? Pack your ballet shoes!

I am writing this from Heathrow airport, waiting to board a plane to Melbourne following a week in London on a work trip. Usually I return […]
March 15, 2016

Teacher Talk

Teacher Talk: What makes a good adult ballet student (and what are our “pet peeves”)? To understand what defines a “good” adult ballet student, we approached the […]
February 25, 2016

Adult Ballet – Is it for me?

There is a genuine “buzz” around current opportunities for adults in ballet. For the uninitiated though, there is still a great deal of mystery surrounding the […]
February 15, 2016

My Journey Back to Ballet…

By Catherine Williams My interest in ballet began as a very young child, however I did not continue with lessons, which was always something I regretted […]
December 22, 2015

Elancé on Coxy’s Big Break

On 12th September 2014 Elancé Adult Ballet School was featured on Coxy’s Big Break, Channel 7. A beautiful item that highlighted both the discipline and joy […]
December 2, 2015

Beginning ballet as an adult – what can you expect?

Excitement, nerves, apprehension…..these feelings are to be expected when you arrive for your first ballet class! Many adults believe that without having studied ballet in childhood, […]