Category Archives: How To

Graham Technique

As a dancer and choreographer, Martha Graham broke the rules. She created a dance technique that, along with her groundbreaking … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

Limón Technique

Mexican-born José Limón moved to NYC in 1928. There, he saw his first dance performance and, soon after, began studying … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

Master Inversions With These Simple Strategies

An inversion, a moment of suspension during which your base of support is not your feet, can be an uncomfortable … Continue reading

Posted in Modern

Tune Up Your Tone

Since tappers are simultaneously musicians and dancers, they must pay attention not only to movement, rhythm and dynamics, but also … Continue reading

Posted in Tap

Arabesque Advice

Despite starting ballet as a toddler, training at the schools of both Boston Ballet and National Ballet of Canada and … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet

Tips from Gillian Murphy and Ethan Stiefel from The Ballet Companion

Pirouette Tips from Gillian Murphy Don’t move your front heel before you turn. Push off with both legs, but keep … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet