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Competition Team Hotel Information

Competition team members, make sure you have your hotel reservations set for the season! It is always fun to stay together with the group, but if you have another place available you are welcome to stay there.  Whatever your plans happen to be, make sure you have a room booked sooner rather than later as both of these cities will be quite full these weekends. (more…)

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Exercises For Dancers

Get Your Splits

The splits are a must-have for most dancers.  You’ll never have perfect leaps or impressive kicks and extensions without them.  While we stretch in each dance class, if you only take one or two classes a week that may not be enough to get your splits unless you also work at home.  Try these stretches on your own to get your splits better and faster. (more…)

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New Seats To Give You More Space

Dance Concepts is sporting fab new pink chairs.  The new seating should help alleviate some of the overcrowding in the main waiting area.  Feel free to make yourself at home and plug in your electronics while you’re watching your dancer’s class.  If you’re still looking for more peace and quiet Read more

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Getting Pointe Shoes

Congratulations to Paradi and Blake on getting their first pair of pointe shoes!  If you see them around the studio give them a big hug and wish them well. Getting Fit for Pointe ShoesNew Pointe Shoes “When can I get pointe shoes?” It’s a question every ballet dancer starts to ask and is something that deserves a good amount of attention.  Because of the way pointe shoes function, they concentrate a dancer’s full weight onto just one tiny square inch creating a very large amount of pressure on that one spot.  To do this safely two things must come together.  (more…)

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Recital Videos

Lorraine 2011 Spring Recital

Dance Concepts Dancer in LorraineJulie Edison and Jazz 5 amazed us all last year with "Lorraine."  The choreography is top notch and the dancers really attacked it.  This dance won Teen Competitive High Point Overall at Releve Dance Competition, was a runner up in the Overall Awards at Utah Dance Fest and took home a High Gold award at Celebrity Dance Competition.  Check it out, and let us know your favorite moment in the comments below. (more…)

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