For many people dancing is a big part of their life. However, after just a little fumble in a lift on ‘Strictly’, some are starting to change their mind. We suddenly hear that dancing is becoming a dangerous ‘sport’ with all the lifts, trips and tumbles. It has the potential to become a real problem; […]
A lot of people when they think of ballet they picture girls in tutus leaping across a studio floor but in reality boys enjoy the elegance of dance and the feeling it gives them. “Just 1.8% of ballet exam candidates are boys!” says the Royal Academy of Dance. But why is this? Many boys are […]
Ruby, a Year 5 at Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, is a very keen gymnast and dancer. Here she gives her 10 top tips to succeed as a dancer. Dancing is one of my favourite hobbies… here is some of the most important tips if you are thinking of joining. Always […]
The new One NK Leisure Centre site is continuing to develop at an exciting pace, and the latest edition to the huge range of facilities there are two state of the art dance studios that will be used by the pupils of NK School and the local community for dance and fitness classes.
During half term, YJA had exclusive access to the world-renowned Central School of Ballet. There are other ballet centres in our capital, such as The Royal Ballet and The English National Ballet, but it is only Central School of Ballet that offers A-Level courses and an Honours Degree to compliment their extensive professional touring experience. An amazing 80% of their dancers […]
Following on from YJA’s trip to London to meet William Glassman YJA heads to the Guildhall in Grantham to see the next stage.
It’s a big moment when the teacher decrees that a dancer’s ankles are strong enough for Pointe Shoes or, as it’s often known, En Pointe.
The Young Americans are world renowned and arguably the inspiration for the phenomenon Glee.
The dancers seemed to span several generations, ranging from very cute five year olds to adults, tap-dancing to an incredible routine to Tango Di Roxanne from Moulin Rouge.