A typical ballet class usually begins at the barre. However, before hitting the barre, students should go through a warm-up and stretching routine on their own if the teacher does not include that in the regular class...
Buying your first tutu is an exciting experience for any ballet student
The Nutcracker Ballet has grown in popularity over the years and has become a symbol of the winter holiday season for many. The Arabian dance 'Danse Arabe' stands out with its Middle Eastern influence and haunting music...
Since half a year ago, I started taking ballet lessons from a former Russian prima ballerina. I have gradually come to understand the Russian method based on the Vaganova system, which has produced so many top-notch...
Diary of an adult ballet student in Hong Kong - how it all began and how she gets addicted to ballet.
The story of the glorious, beautiful ballet Swan Lake, by Peter Tchaikovsky. Russian Ballet at its best.
The story of Swan Lake is the most popular of the ballets of Peter Tchaikovsky. The sad story of Prince Siegfried, and his doomed love for the beautiful Odette is told here.
A man wearing tights and a leotard is what many people would describe as cross dressing. Well in ballet class men have to wear tights whether they like it or not. Sometimes a ballet class for beginners might not be so...
This article give an insight look into the fascinating world of ballet. It explores the history of ballet, life at the Kirov as well as the biography of several of today's most popular dancers.
Gaynor Minden pointe shoes have a reputation for being a 'cheater's shoe' - why? Is it true? Why do ballet teachers dislike them so?
Pointe shoes are expensive, yet last only a short time. If you're a serious ballet student, then they're by far your biggest expense. How can you minimise that cost?
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