October 12, 2016

Feeling an urge to take a dance class, this is the time to listen to that inner voice!
When starting something new you may feel nervous or have a lot of questions. Don’t worry we have put together some tips to help new dancers.

1.  Dance is not about being good technically, it’ about Joy. When you are in a dance class you 100% belong there, regardless of your dance level or ability. 

2.   It’s OK to be a beginner, we often expect perfection from ourselves.  Expecting perfection sets you up for failure, and brings up feelings of embarrassment or frustration, which in turn can make it hard to learn.  If a movement is hard or doesn’t come easily don’t be so harsh on yourself. Instead, try to bring some compassion to your process, and give thanks for taking the chance to learn something new. With practice and time, the knowledge will come.

3.   Don’t hide, new dancers have a tendency to out in the back of class, but actually the front is where it’s at. You want to make sur...

April 4, 2016

 

 

When attending ballet classes for the first time you will learn five basic ballet positions. Here are the five basic positions.

 

 

 

 

 

In first position, the balls of the feet are turned out completely. The heels touch each other and the feet outward, trying to form a straight line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second position the balls of both feet are turned out completely, with the heels separated by the length of one foot. Similar to the first position but feet are spread apart.

 

 

 

 

 

Third position one foot is in front of the other with the front foot touching the middle of the back foot.

 

 

 

 

Fourth position the feet are placed the same as third position but one step apart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth position feet touching the toes of each foot reaches the heel of the other.

 

 

 

 

 

Like to know more about our ballet program check our times and classes HERE

February 25, 2016

Hip hop help students grow as Dancers and give them an energy boost

Hip hop challenges and help students grow as dancers, they get a chance to listen to and learn to the latest dance moves that their friends and popular music artists are currently doing.

 

 

 

Meet new friends as you share growth experience together. Hip hop helps overcome challenges and help students grow as dancers, students may have time to work together during class and outside of class.

 

 

 

New dance combinations will engage various muscle groups, stimulating both their mind and body. High-energy movements of a hip hop dance giving students a fantastic aerobic workout, in result of reducing stress and gives dancers muscular strength and an energy boost.

 

 

 

February 1, 2016

 

 

Parents always want the best for their kids. Sports and arts have helped a lot of young men and women to be well rounded, but have you ever considered ballet?

 

There are all kinds of afterschool activities kids are into these days. Things like sports, some are even taking music and instrument lessons such as piano or violin. Another great medium for girls and boys is dancing and they can start very young.

 

 

In the Ibusy world of dance with Tap dancing, Latin dance, Hip-hop and other forms classic ballet may have been overlooked. In order to improve your other types of dancing, acting, modeling and even sports, ballet is the backbone and structure.

Kids around ages three and four can start pre-ballet classes. For new students being in a room with mirrors and a bar is exciting and something new. Learning new things is easier for young children. They quickly learn to adapt than when they are older. So beginning ballet at an early age a child is not just learning a valued art form but getti...

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