I discuss the differences between the Russian Vaganova system and the RAD system of studying ballet from my own experience taking lessons.
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 time. Warming up is important...
As I mentioned in my previous article, "Diary of an Adult Ballet Student," more and more adults all over the world are taking ballet lessons nowadays. What's attracting them to the dance studio? Apparently, ballet brings with it tremendous benefits...
Diary of an adult ballet student in Hong Kong - how it all began and how she gets addicted to ballet.