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Technical

How to Improve your Arabesque

Alberta Ballet School | 2 Jul 2021

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same.” ― Martha Graham. Even in the …

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 …