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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, […]
October 21, 2015

10 Questions For – Dianne Harrison, Principal, Elancé Adult Ballet School

1. As an adult, how has ballet training changed for you? When I returned to ballet as an adult, I was delighted to discover the advantage […]
October 8, 2015

Tips For The Adult Ballet Dancer To Retain Enchaînements

“HELP! I CAN’T REMEMBER THE EXERCISE!” The music is about to begin and suddenly your mind is blank! You’re part-way through an enchaînement and cannot remember […]