Technical

How Ballet Dancers Improve Back Flexibility

Alberta Ballet School | 10 Jan 2021

Learn Professional Dance Techniques from a Dance Academy in Edmonton and Calgary In ballet, back flexibility is everything. If you are not naturally flexible, the journey towards total flexibility can be frustrating at times, especially since …

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 …

5 Tips for Improving Your Pirouettes

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Aug 2020

“When you think of quitting, remember why you started!” – John Di Lemme Pirouettes are one of the most common movements in ballet. A pirouette is basically a turn around an axis that you make 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 …

Tips to Reduce Slipping on Dance Floors

Alberta Ballet School | 25 Jul 2020

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” -Unknown If you are a dancer, you know how slippery a stage or dance studio floor can be. …