Take a peek into the Gretchen Ross Production Center for the National Ballet of Canada. Your tour guide is Gord Graham, Construction supervisor.…Continue
Started Feb 17, 2011
After you've decided a dancer is ready to progress to pointe shoes, here are some suggestions for finding them the best shoes for their first pair. First try to find a shop with a good selection of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Anekia Boatwright-McGhee Feb 16, 2011.
Posted on April 6, 2017 at 11:27am
This recipe is modified from a NY Times recipe - "Pan Baked Lemon- Almond Tart". I played around with the recipe trying to figure out how to boost the good fats that our bodies need to recover from dance. Fats are part of the composition of all cell membranes, so eating better fat choices will help build healthier and more efficient cellular function. Healthy fats are also important for tendon health. Free range eggs and grass fed butter will improve the ratio of Omega 3 - Omega 6 fatty…Continue
Posted on January 12, 2017 at 11:00pm
Here's a version of Mac and Cheese that keeps the comfort food aspects in but also improves the nutritional profile so that it can be healthy meal option. This particular version freezes well, so to save some precious time, make a double or triple batch and freeze in individual glass containers for those times life is too crazy to cook from scratch.
Makes 4 servings
2 cups of butternut squash in approximately 1 inch…
Posted on January 6, 2017 at 7:00pm
This post is based on the Progressions for Progress class that I recently taught at the Dance Teacher Summit in NYC and Long Beach. With the positive feedback from the class, I decided to write this up as a blog post so that I can share it with more people. The process used here can easily be adapted for all dance steps. To clarify the step being deconstructed, this link will take you…Continue
Posted on August 10, 2016 at 12:45am