Archive for October, 2015

Beam Skills and Activities For Preschoolers

Beam Skills and Activities For Preschoolers

Beam is the easiest gymnastics event to teach preschoolers. As long as you keep them on the low beams, they feel comfortable enough to try all the various walks and most of the skills listed below. Beam is easy because the event lends itself to the use of props, music, and various games.

SKILLS
The skills below are listed in a progression beginning with the most basic. All children mature at their own pace mentally, socially, and physically. Children also develop differently in the elements of fitness: strength, endurance, and flexibility.

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Starting Ballet Classes. What Dancewear Will You Need?

Starting Ballet Classes. What Dancewear Will You Need?
Starting Ballet Classes. What Dancewear Will You Need?

When you begin taking ballet classes, there are a few dancewear things you will need. You will need to invest in some new ballet dancewear to help you perform well, look good and feel comfortable. There is so much dancewear to choose from these days. It can be difficult depending on where you live, to find a dancewear shop which has a wide range available. But look online and the skys the limit! Online shopping for dancewear means you will have access to a huge and varied collection of dancewear from all the leading manufactures worldwide.

Ballet shoes are one of the basic dancewear necessities. Ballet shoes come in either leather, satin or canvas. Leather are typically more expensive, but will also last longer. It is usually best to try on both before deciding as different ballet students prefer different types of ballet shoes. Ballet shoes can have split soles or one continuous sole. Try them out to see which you prefer. Sizing is typically different than regular shoes, so it is important to read the sizing information for each brand to find the best ballet shoes for you.

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Home Again

Home Again

Home Again

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Factors in Selecting Quality Kids Ballet Shoes

Factors in Selecting Quality Kids Ballet Shoes

Article by Cedric Grosjean

A child sees a ballerina on television, longing to learn the skills necessary to dance as gracefully as performers who have endured years of training. They ask their parents to invest in dance lessons, certain that their interest and excitement for ballet will not waver.

A parent, in turn, faces a dilemma, knowing their child will grow quickly through adolescence and may not endure the practice and training necessary to succeed. Outside of the lessons themselves, a parent’s most important and significant expense in ensuring a child’s safety and future ability becomes a quality pair of kids’ ballet shoes.

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Set up the beat for your kids at nutcracker ballet performances

Set up the beat for your kids at nutcracker ballet performances

Dance is an act that lets you move your body freely on some rhythm or music it is the best way of expressing your emotions and release your stress. Dance can have different meaning for all some consider it as a source of entertainment and other as way of expressing their feelings. We already have an idea of how useful dance can prove to all of us it keeps us fit physically and mentally as well. Dance in no aspects can be of damage to anyone of us. Being a child every one is eager to learn new things and it is the right time to make your child attend such dance classes.

There are many Dance schools that are providing variety of dance classes to different ages. These Nutcracker ballet performances are specially done on Christmas and kids take an active part in all acts and performances. There are classes for kids of 4 to 6 years of age. Keeping aside all the health related benefits of dance classes one of the most highlighted benefit of it is you’re over all development. Attending such classes help the kid to interact with other kids attending the classes. They become more social and make more and more friends. There are classes available for boys and girls and as per their age they are provided classes that suit them well.

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Lastest Ballet Class Order News

Upcoming Events and Entertainment (beginning Oct. 16)
Yard sale/arts and crafts fair: The Freeport Community Yard Sale/Arts and Crafts Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at Christ the King Catholic Church Social Center on old Highway 331 just South of Freeport High School and Freeport Elementary.
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Don Giovanni, K. 527: Dè Vieni alla Finestra (Classical Ballet Music)

Don Giovanni, K. 527: Dè Vieni alla Finestra (Classical Ballet Music)

Don Giovanni, K. 527: Dè Vieni alla Finestra (Classical Ballet Music)

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Sam Jackenthal Wristbands

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You may sign up at The Fieldhouse front desk or online at basinrecreation.org. For more …. The PC MARC's Adult Ballet classes, taught by Joanne Rupinskas, focus on traditional ballet technique while emphasizing correct posture and body alignment.
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