Ellen Weinstein and Jacques d'Amboise in Class July 1, 2011 | JennyD | More on How-To
Watch as Ellen Weinstein, artistic director of National Dance Institute, teaches a group of fifth…students at a lower Manhattan public school. Stay tuned: NDI founder Jacques d'Amboise dances with the students and helps them attack tricky timing. Check out the July 2011 issue of Dance Teacher to learn more about Weinstein's approach to the NDI curriculum and to read more about Jacques d'Amboise, Dance Teacher's 2011 Lifetime Achievement honoree, visit www.dance-teacher.comRead More
Roxane Butterfly Teaches Tap May 5, 2011 | JennyD | More on How-To
In this video, Roxane Butterfly demonstrates a maxi ford sequence that includes a pull-back and…altered 5-count riff. Stay tuned as Roxane breaks down the riff and explains how she positions her hips and uses her arms. Want to learn more about Jimmy Slyde's protégé? Look in the May 2011 issue of Dance Teacher or visit www.dance-teacher.comRead More
"Heroes and Legends" April 28, 2011 | RaZar | More on Instructional
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They may fly through the air like Batman,…smooth moves like Michael Jackson or be a stranger lending a hand at just the right time. Walh Performing Arts Studio in Buffalo, NY, honored both famous and ordinary heroes with a recital theme of “Heroes and Legends.” Read the Performance Planner in the May 2011 issue of Dance Teacher to learn more, or check it out online at www.dance-teacher.comRead More
Yvonne Marceau Teaches a Waltz March 30, 2011 | JennyD | More on How-To
Dancing Classrooms co-artistic director Yvonne Marceau teaches a basic ballroom waltz. Watch as she and…students demonstrate proper dance frame, the box pattern and the rises and falls of a ballroom waltz. To learn more about Marceau and how she teaches ballroom, look in the April 2011 issue of Dance Teacher or visit www.dance-teacher.comRead More
Dancing with Tony Dovolani March 30, 2011 | RaZar | More on Instructional
Go behind the scenes at Dance Teacher's April 2011 cover shoot with Tony Dovolani of…with the Stars. Photographed by Rachel Papo. Read about the debonair Dovolani in DT's April 2011 issue or at www.dance-teacher.comRead More
Hilary Cartwright's Yoga for Dancers March 4, 2011 | JennyD | More on How-To
In this video, Gyrotonic guru Hilary Cartwright demonstrates two exercises to improve dancers' arabesques. Targeting…hamstrings, rotators and psoas muscles, these exercises can be integrated directly into their daily classes. To learn more about Cartwright and these exercises, look in the March 2011 issue of Dance Teacher, or visit www.dance-teacher.comRead More
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