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...
Ballet begins in Italy and then moves on to France and Russia, with each country incorporating its own technique and beauty to ballet dance.
Buying your first tutu is an exciting experience for any ballet student
Make a quick and easy ballet hair bun using the following items and steps. Includes a list of items needed, steps to follow and a video to guide you through making a simple hair bun.
Gaynor Minden pointe shoes have a reputation for being a 'cheater's shoe' - why? Is it true? Why do ballet teachers dislike them so?
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...
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...
It's impossible to even start choosing a pair of pointe shoes until you know what shape your foot is.
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?
Margot Fonteyn was certainly the greatest ballet dancer of her generation