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The 7 Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

7 Basic Ballet Principles

The Rules of Classical Dance were first set down definitively by John Weaver in 1723. Each generation has had its great teachers of ballet who have added insights and details to these rules and principles. These principles are essential for the dancer to learn around the age of 9 or 10. Their learning, at this […]

Great Article by Huff Post

This article was posted to the Huffington Post website on Friday, Septemeber 19th. It was written by the mother of a three-year old (sounds familiar) who is very excited about putting her child in ballet class. She goes over some of the benefits of taking ballet as a young child and how those skills can […]