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Late beginner Students Part I

A Four-part Examination into a Special Subgroup

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A Ballet Class Plan For Children Ages 6-7

Making sure that your ballet classes are well structured is important for both you and your students. It is also extremely important that the content is age appropriate for both their physical and mental levels. So often I see young children being given steps and combinations of steps that are suitable for advanced teenagers. Not only do the young dancers struggle with this but, of course, are just not able to understand the movements and how to execute them. If young children train this way they will end up with a long list of bad habits that will become almost impossible to correct as they grow older. Having a well balanced class means that the dancers will acquire knowledge during each class and will be effectively working their bodies evenly. In other words they will warm up and strengthen their entire bodies in a logical and methodical way. This is also the safest way to train young dancers.

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Clutter Is Stifling Your Creativity

This article is applicable for teachers and studio owners, especially for those of you who do both. The clutter I am talking about is not on your desk, office or at home. It is the noise all around you that is stifling your creativity. This noise is cluttering your mind and as a result the creative process becomes strained and uneven.

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Understanding Late-beginning Students

A Four-part Examination into a Special Subgroup

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