health & Wellness

How Ballet Dancers Can Avoid Common Foot Injuries

Alberta Ballet School | 20 Jan 2021

Sharpen Your Skills at Our Dance Academy in Edmonton and Calgary Ballet may appear effortless, but it is an extremely demanding activity that requires an immense amount of strength, flexibility, and endurance. Dancers are also more …

Tips and Exercises for Improving Your Turnout

Alberta Ballet School | 15 Sep 2020

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” – Malcom Gladwell Turnout is one of the most essential parts of ballet and it takes practice. With …

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 …