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They Are the Champions

Imagine an artist with the technique of a classical ballerina, the jaw-dropping athleticism of a b-girl, the charisma of a … Continue reading

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The Tilt Drop with Ashi Ross

1. Tendu your right foot forward, then bring it through coupé and up to retiré. 2. Développé your right leg … Continue reading

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Ray Leeper

If you’re a convention kid, surely you know Ray Leeper. As executive director of NUVO Dance Convention and co-director of … Continue reading

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Call It “Dance Team Fever”

Here at Dance Spirit, we’ve got dance teams on the brain. There’s just something so thrilling about the tricks, the … Continue reading

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The Leg-Hold Turn

Prepare in a wide fourth-position plié.   Battement your leg forward toward your face—keeping it perfectly straight, with your foot … Continue reading

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The Layout

JAKOB SAYS: “The key to the perfect layout is timing. Your head and leg need to hit the final position … Continue reading

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