A BROAD APPROACH TO PILATES

A BROAD APPROACH TO PILATES

MORE THAN JUST A TECHNIQUE CLASS HOLISTIC TUITION ENCOURAGING MOVEMENT, MOBILITY AND CONNECTION Having started my Pilates training in the late 1970s with Alan Herdman, setting up my own independent school in 1987, I found and still find myself unconvinced by a need to...
The Power of Belly Dance

The Power of Belly Dance

Our resident belly dance teacher, Zahida Palma, gives us some wonderful insights on her journey with belly dance. Read on to find out more… 1. How did you first get into belly dance? When I was 17 years old my mum and me were thinking on make some plans...
Dance Agents in London

Dance Agents in London

Following on from our last blog post, we have compiled a handy list of London-based dance agents for you. While this may not be a complete list, it is most definitely a good place to start if you’re wishing to sign with an agency and book more frequent...
Being A Professional Dancer

Being A Professional Dancer

The biggest piece of advice I would give to professional performers? Everything is possible but you can’t do it all at once! Be decisive and be strategic. A lot of people have been asking me for advice recently about becoming a full time professional dancer. I...
Samba de Gafieira at The Academy!

Samba de Gafieira at The Academy!

Anyone that has been to Brazil will tell you that the country’s name is almost synonymous with the word dance. From vibrant colours to energetic samba rhythms, Brazil has it all. Did you know that we have our very own piece of Brazilian culture taking place...
Body Fuel Series – Date & Walnut Flapjacks

Body Fuel Series – Date & Walnut Flapjacks

Need a tasty on-the-go snack while out and about at auditions & rehearsals? Look no further! Ingredients 100g unsalted butter 3 tbsp sunflower oil 55g light muscovado sugar 3 tbsp clear honey grated zest of 1 orange 2 tbsp orange juice 100g dried stoned dates,...
EFT For Dancers

EFT For Dancers

Ever heard of Emotional Freedom Technique (or EFT)? Sounds a bit crazy right? Crazy as it may seem, many performers make use of this seemingly unconventional method to manage nerves, improve audition performance and grow in their work. If you haven’t heard of...
Supernova Taiwan

Supernova Taiwan

In April of this year I had the pleasure of battling in Asia for the first time. Though not my first time in Asia itself, it was my first visit to Taiwan and it exceeded my expectations. Here is what went down… The main reason for my trip was to attend the event...

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