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Why Dancers Need Yoga | Yoga for Dancers | TheDanceGrad.comWhy Dancers Need Yoga | Yoga for Dancers

I can’t stress to you enough how much dancers need Yoga. Not just on a physical level, but a mental one as well. Some of you who regularly follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,Instagram, and Google+ know that I’ve… Read More

 

 

 

 

Yoga for Dancers | Hip Opening Sequence | TheDanceGrad.comYoga For Dancers: Hip Opening Sequence

Today’s post shows you a brief Yoga for Dancers sequence that I created to warm up the body and open the hips! As dancers, you definitely need to release any tension you may have in the hip area as well as creating as much flexibility as possible. This sequence is a short one, but the postures can… Read More…

 

 

 

 

Cove NYC Dancewear | TheDanceGrad.comFrom Dancer to Designer | Guest Post with Taylor Morgan

Today’s post is by fellow blogger, ex-dancer, & fashion designer, Taylor Morgan! In her post, Taylor tells us a about her journey from professional dancer to NYC fashion designer! She also tells us a little bit about her NEW DANCEWEAR LINE called Cove, & she shares a few sneak peek images of the clothing designs!!  I hope you all enjoy! :) Read More…

 

 

The Best Dance Commercials of All Time | TheDanceGrad.comThe Best Dance Commercials of All Time

After writing about the whole Free People ballet fiasco that occurred a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been taking note of all the companies that have nothing to do with dance at all really, but have been using dancers in their advertisements and commercials. Read More…

 

 

 

 

Free People Ballet Campaign | A Stroke of Genius?Free People Ballet Campaign | A Stroke of Genius?

I am going to jump on the bandwagon here and discuss the new Free People Ballet Campaign ad that’s caused quite an uproar in the dance community. If you haven’t heard or seen the ad, it basically is meant to display a new line of clothing designed for dancers (ballet dancers specifically, I’m assuming) by Free People. The commercial itself is showing… Read More…

 

 

 

How To Market Yourself - TheDanceGrad.com

How To Market Yourself

To those in a 9 to 5 office job, this may sound like a foreign concept (or maybe not, who knows), but for most bloggers, choreographers, writers, dancers, artists, yoga teachers, personal trainers, singers, etc., one vital step in gaining experience within your field- and/or earning money doing so -requires you to be able to market yourself. Read More…

 

 

 

 

Holiday Gift Ideas: Gifts for Dancers

Holiday Gift Ideas for Dancers

In keeping with the theme of dance and tying back to the holiday theme, I’ve decided to list a few items that might be appropriate to get the Dancers in your life this holiday season. Being a dancer/former dancer myself, I never actually received a lot of “dance related” gifts because I guess my family always thought of those things as necessity instead of luxury. If you are a professional dancer or dance academic, then… Read More…

 

 

 

 

How to make a dance film

How To Make A Dance Film

I’ve decided to talk about how I made my dance film called Ego, and show you how you might be able to make one for yourself. A “Dance Film” is basically a choreographed dance work created for film instead of stage. Therefore when I say “Dance Film” I am NOT referring to Step Up or Save The Last Dance- although those are plenty entertaining! Read More…

 

 

 

 

 

Choreographers That Inspire

Choreographers That Inspire

As a young choreographer, its necessary to find already-established choreographers that I can draw inspiration from. There are many greats out there who are amazingly successful and popular, but not all of them appeal to my personal choreographic preferences. So, in an attempt to share more dance-related topics to “the masses” on the internet, I’ve decided to… Read More…