'Dance on Camera Festival' preview: Film fest... →
A quick glance at the schedule for this year’s Dance on Camera Festival confirms that dance is a global art. The festival, an annual event since 1971, brings international artists to our doorstep so that audiences eager for adventure can go trekking to distant lands, with breaks for popcorn. Discussing this virtual journey with stops in Armenia, Brazil, Switzerland and other far-flung...
Lights, Camera, Action! Meta Fizikel partnering... →
The following guest post is by The Mɛtəˈfizikəl (@TheMetefizikel), who is partnering with@DancePulp to provide elite access into the commercial world of dance. Over the past 10 years, dance has moved progressively toward mainstream culture. Dance has always been a universal language, but never before have the performing arts been so widely accessible. Due to recent media hype around dance,...
Learning to Receive: 5 Steps to Opening Up via... →
Editor’s Note: This is a contribution by Karen Mead “We must never forget that it is through our actions, words, and thoughts that we have a choice.” -Sogyal Rinpoche I grew up deep in the “Bible Belt” in Texas and along with that came the teaching that certain beliefs were never to be questioned. This kept life simple and reduced choices but it also left me with the baggage of dogmas I no...
nichelledances: “Growing up in Texas and California, Joy learned about Russian ballet from videos on the Internet. She so idolized Natalia Osipova, the Bolshoi star who is appearing with American Ballet Theater this season, that she burst into tears the first time she saw Ms. Osipova perform live. “I had never seen dancers like that,” she said. At first her large family — she has six...
Read about @louisvanamstel 's "Ballroom with a... →
Ballet Strength DVD →
@BalletStrength talks about improving turns, jumps prevention and treatment of injuries plus more in her new DVD. t
Is Black Swan Supposed to Accurately Represent the...
Below is a copy of an article The Truth About Ballet written by Deborah Bull. But is Black Swan really supposed to accurately depict the ballet world? To a large extent, I’d say that Black Swan, much like The Red Shoes, isn’t intended to accurately reflect the ballet world as a hold, but rather delves into the psyhchological damage that obsession to be a certain weight, to be the best...
Five Fascinating Psychology Studies That Challenge... →
via @Alyssa_Milano @businessinsider
Children With Autism: Dancing Together →
nichelledances: Meg shares excerpts from her classes with young autistic children. #K-12
Ballroom Dancing Covers the Top 10 New Year... →
Great article from Fred Astaire Studio, Montclair, NJ on how how Ballroom dancing can enrich your life.
Anonymous asked: Who was the person who said the quote "Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels?"
Hunting for Justice - @peta →
Imagine if you could be fired from your job just for supporting animal rights on your own time
10 Ways the Next 10 Years Are Going To Be... →
An overview of some amazing technological advances by @highexistence
Surprised to find out that Cecchetti Council... →
nichelledances: See what @artintercepts has to say about it. More stuff on Pregnancy and Dancing @danceadvantage Baby on Board — Teaching While Pregnant Pas de Deux: Two Career Dancers On Pregnancy Role Of A Lifetime: Returning To Dance As A Mom
8-year-old raises more than $500 for animal... →