Suppressing flutters of excitement, the ballet dancer holds her position at the barre before sinking gently back to the floor. She's dreamed about this for years. As she rises again, the studio light catches sparkles of grey in her perfect
Dancers are athletes, and all athletes need to be kind to their bodies during time off. This means keeping up a level of fitness that will allow you to pick up where you left off once you return to training, but it also means taking advantage of the time to recuperate.
Every dancer is constantly striving to improve their flexibility. In today’s world of social media and competitions, flexibility is being pushed to its limits further than it has been in the past. How much is enough flexibility? How much is
Jackie Scott is the driving force behind the initiative Keep Kids Safe In Dance. She wants to see a change in the dance community by bringing people together and starting the conversation that most people fear to speak about—child abuse.
“We are always a family, whether it is by blood or by heart,” Miss Tania Robins said.
If you are a studio owner or an aspiring one, you will understand the importance of creating a safe space for your students. However, the vision is sometimes far from reality for some dance entrepreneurs. Melbourne studio owner, renowned dance adjudicator and VCE VET Lecturer Tania Robins reveals her knowledge about creating a sanctuary for students to enjoy.