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Being inspired by other dancers

5 Young and Inspiring Dancers to Watch! By watching other dancers online it can give you that extra bit of motivation or confidence to work harder, find a new style, and explore different types of movement. At Dance Sensations we love our students to improvise, self choreograph and create new movement as it is such an important part of growing as both a dancer and an artist. Sometimes, watching people closer to your age can open up your eyes to [...]

Dance Sensations classes for preschool students

5 Benefits of DS Minis classes

DS Minis - so much more than preschool dance classes There are so many wonderful activities out there at the moment for preschool students.  Activities like Little Kickers, Little Rugby etc, Kindy Gym and a whole host of others – the choice can be overwhelming for parents. In this blog we list 5 reasons that our DS Minis classes are a perfect activity for preschool students. 1. Learning skills that help them when they start school Two of the most simple, vital, [...]

Dance Sensations Midyear Showcase

What is the DS Midyear Showcase? As dancers we spend most of our time in the dance studio working super hard, practicing tricks and turns, and repeating steps until we’re sweating head to toe. For me, one of the most rewarding things is getting to show off all of your hard work on stage for your friends and family to see! At DS we are so lucky to get to showcase all of the things we have been learning in [...]

Dance Sensations students at end of year concert

2017 Dance Sensations Highlights

What a year at Dance Sensations! So it’s a week late…but I was sitting back today reflecting on what an amazing, fun, inspiring year 2017 was! I couldn’t let the opportunity go by without sharing some of the amazing things that happened here at Dance Sensations over the last 12 months. It’s impossible to squish all the phenomenal things that happened in 2017 into 1 little blog…but let’s see how we go 🙂 Unbelievable dance classes! Seems like a funny one for [...]

Dance Sensations concert logo 2017

What to pack for End of Year Concert

It’s getting to that time here at Dance Sensations– end of year concert time!! We are so so excited, and we hope you are too. You may be thinking, “what do I possibly put in my dance bag?”. Well we are here to help you solve that problem, with everything you need to put in your bag! FOOD AND WATER The most important thing of all! Dancers must stay hydrated and eat plenty throughout the day so they can [...]

Anna getting tossed out of a cheer lift at the Dance Sensations Concert

The Best Things About a Dance Sensations End of Year Concert

For the past 17 years, Dance Sensations has held a big End of Year Concert, where all of the DS dancers get to showcase what they have been working on for half of the year. With 750 students performing and 4 shows across two weekends, the DS concert is a big one! We know that it might seem overwhelming to be involved in such a big production, but we are here to tell you that it’s not, and it’s [...]

dance class Yannis

Dance Industry Focus- Yanis Marshall

Here at Dance Sensations, we are always drawing from inspiration from amazing choreographers around the world for our dance classes. We are always looking to do things differently, and choreograph dances that blow away audiences. One choreographer that DS absolutely loves and draws inspiration from is Yanis Marshall, a French dancer and YouTube sensation! Yanis Marshall is known for his intricate and insane choreography that involves dancing in 6 inch high heels, all whilst being incredibly fierce! Yanis moved [...]

Dance Sensations troupe students after 'DS Spirit Day' 2017

DS Troupes Are Going To Nationals!

OUR DS TROUPES ARE GETTING READY TO KILL IT AT NATIONALS! At Dance Sensations, we have some amazing troupe classes that compete throughout the year. Our troupe classes are full of dedicated and talented students, that work super hard all year round! Earlier this year, our amazing students successfully qualified for the national finals of Get The Beat. These holidays they finally get to head to Caloundra, Sunshine Coast to compete on a National stage. We are so excited!! To celebrate, we held [...]

Hannah teaching her minis on stage

Staff Spotlight – Miss Hannah

If there were to be a Dance Sensations spirit ambassador, Miss Hannah would be it! Always happy, bubbly and fun, we love having Miss Hannah around. She loves DS Spirit so much, that she even made a DS Spirit stick for every troupe this year.  She then gave up her weekend to come and present the spirit sticks to each troupe and cheer them on…loudly! We sat down with Miss Hannah to find out more about what makes her [...]

Dance Sensations classes are great for developing discipline

Discipline in Dance Classes

By engaging in an extracurricular activity like dance classes at Dance Sensations, some may think that exercise and staying fit is the only benefit. However, dancing can teach great life skills that can be taken on to use in the future for personal life and the workplace. Some of these life skills include time management, perseverance, dedication and most importantly, discipline. Discipline is the skill we are going to focus on today – a skill that is often unrecognised [...]