health & Wellness

How Can I Become More Flexible?

Alberta Ballet School | 16 Aug 2020

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” -Audrey Hepburn ‘How do I become more flexible?’ is a question often heard by ballet instructors. It is an important question and one that all dancers should …

What to Expect at Your First Dance Class

Alberta Ballet School | 8 Aug 2020

Close your eyes, breath, and just dance. – Anonymous September is often referred to as the beginning of a new year. For many individuals, it can be the beginning of new activities and for some, that …

10 Secret Benefits of Adult Ballet Training

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Jun 2020

“You don’t stop dancing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop dancing.” – Unknown At Alberta Ballet School, we offer recreational ballet classes for adults, ages 16 and older. Whether you are new …

5 Common Mistakes Ballet Dancers Make with Their Hands

Alberta Ballet School | 28 May 2020

“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you are willing to practice, you can do.”- Bob Ross When a dancer is first beginning on their ballet journey the hands can sometimes be forgotten. It is common …

3 Common Dance Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Alberta Ballet School | 24 May 2020

“Slight small injuries and they will become none at all.” – Thomas Fuller Ballet dancers put in hours and hours of training to make their movements look effortless and graceful. But in reality, it requires practice, …