Monthly Archive: November 2018

10 Reasons Dance is Undeniably a Sport

November 30, 2018Everyone related to dance knows this to be a no-brainer. Apparently, those that do other sports need to be convinced. Dance is so much more than a sport but here are just a few reasons why Dance is Undeniably a Sport. Don’t forget to share with all those non-believers in your world. Just a bit of light, fun...
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November 30, 2018If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why? Greece because it’s beautiful If you could only keep five possessions, what would they be? A notebook,  pen, disposable camera, flowers and blankets What teacher in school made the most impact on you and why? My science teachers and dance teacher because they gave...
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The Greatest Show

November 24, 2018Wow! What a show. What a day. What a year. Congratulations to all our students that took part in the concerts last Saturday. It was amazing to see how far everyone had come this year. From our youngest through to our mature aged performers, everyone has come on in leaps and bounds. Thanks to all...
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Why We Don’t Let Students skip Ahead to the “Big Tricks” in Acro Class

November 23, 2018Liz received this great article and wanted to share it with all our Stepnout families. Everybody wants to learn the “Big tricks” in Acro class. They look very impressive on stage. It is of utmost importance that our students work through the basics to strengthen and prepare their bodies to do this. Muscle memory is...
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Ask Deb: What Are Some Exercises to Correct Overpronation in First Position?

November 16, 2018This article has some great tips on over-rotated first position for all our budding ballet dancers. Don’t be fooled into thinking that the wider the position the better. Overpronation creates twisting that can leave the dancer vulnerable to injury. “The dancer should be able to stand in first position with equal weight between the pads...
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November 16, 2018If you had a chance for a “do-over” in life, what would you do differently? Nothing I learnt something from everything. All my mistakes and pain has been lessons and all my joys have been happiness. What do you feel most proud of? Coming where I am from where I was What is your favourite...
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How to Overcome Performance Anxiety

November 9, 2018It’s concert season and our Jitterbugs, Kids and Teens Concert is next weekend. “Stage-fright, nerves, butterflies… Whatever you call it, performance anxiety impacts most performers at some stage in their training and career. “ Please read this article with the performers at home to give them the tools to turn their anxiety around and have...
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Acro Is Hard: Bumps and Bruises To Be Expected!

November 2, 2018This article is a great read for all our current Acro class families and those thinking of enroling in our Acro classes in 2019. Acro dance requires the students to work hard and be committed to building a strong foundation. “In acro, building a “Foundation of Technique” really means: establishing a baseline of strength, flexibility,...
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November 2, 2018If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why? I would really like to experience Japan, and travel there to see the Olympics What teacher in school made the most impact on you and why? I had a few great teachers but my Grade 6 teacher really believed in me and I still...
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November Stepnout Students of the Month

November 1, 2018Preschooler Cesc Wow, what a transformation I have seen in this little man. He started the year full on in every class and so excited to be there but over time he has become a leader in this class. He has such a beautiful smile and is always happy. Listening, watching and following skills and...
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