January 2020

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What Muscles Does Ballet Strengthen?

Alberta Ballet School | 30 Jan 2020

“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.” A ballet dancer’s movements can be elegant and airy. They train so that their performance looks effortless and graceful, however the technique required for …

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Let Me See Your Diamonds! Mastering improving turnout in adults in Ballet

Alberta Ballet School | 22 Jan 2020

Whether a student is part of Alberta Ballet School’s professional division or they are dancing recreationally with us, they will hear their ballet teacher say “cheek to cheek smiles” or “let me see your diamonds”. What …

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Top 5 Misconceptions About Ballet Dancers

Alberta Ballet School | 20 Jan 2020

What comes to mind when you think of “ballet”? How about a “ballerina” or a “ballet dancer”? Most might picture someone who is elegant, graceful, and tiny with perfect posture. Maybe you see pink? A fluffy …

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Dance Magazine Features Alberta Ballet School

Alberta Ballet School | 14 Jan 2020

“These Dance Science Studies Could Change Our Approach in the Studio”  If you are a dancer or have spent time in a dance studio, you know the strain that countless hours of training, rehearsals, and performances …

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Alberta Ballet School Offers Unique Open Division Credit Program to Alberta High School Students

Alberta Ballet School | 7 Jan 2020

Alberta Ballet School offers high school students up to 15 credits over 3 years towards their Alberta Education transcript. For Immediate Release Calgary, Alberta, February 3, 2020 – Alberta Ballet School is pleased to offer Alberta …

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