Dance Industry Focus

For news and insights into some of the exciting things happening in the world of dance.

Elliana Walmsley in a Jordan Matter Dance Photoshoot

Dance Photoshoots at Home

How to have the perfect dance photoshoot at home Do you ever wish you could have your very own dance photo shoot from Jordan Matter or Damien Tierney to show off dance pics on your Instagram? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one! Dance photoshoots are an amazing way to capture beautiful moments and memories to keep forever, but they can be very expensive! This blog is all about how you can have your very own dance photoshoot at home with [...]

Dance Sensations students at the DEFYXBABE workshop in Sydney

How To Make the Most of a Dance Workshop

What is a dance workshop? A dance workshop is essentially an open dance class that anybody is free to attend. Attending workshops is a fantastic way for dancers to broaden their experience, step outside their comfort zones, make connections and discover new ways to move and create. Some favourite workshops that DS dancers have attended this year have been DEFYXBABE dance editorial, Travis Wall and  Lisa Ellis Dance Prescription.  What to expect Often when attending a workshop you’ll be in a completely new space [...]

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 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 [...]

Hip hop crew Royal Family is such an inspiration for Dance Sensations students

Industry Focus – Royal Family

Ever since the Royal Family graced our screens in Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ film clip, the world has fallen in love- and DS too! Here at Dance Sensations studio, we love hip hop! Hip hop has been at the studio since we began in 2001 – that’s 17 years ago!  We offer hip hop dance classes for all ages, starting at minis hip hop for 3-year-olds and going all the way to adults. The DS staff love to draw inspiration from various [...]

The Radio City Rockettes

September 1946, Rockette Rehearsal The Radio City Rockettes are a famous dance company known for their precision, glamour and flair. Each Christmas season in New York City, they produce a Christmas Spectacular concert with shows performed 5 times a day, 7 days a week. You know that classic step where dancers link up and create a kick line? They kick in perfect time and kick to the perfect height… well this is the company who made that step famous!   History This dance [...]

Mia Michaels Workshop

On the 12th of February, Amanda treated our five assistant teachers to a workshop in Sydney from the one and only, Mia Michaels! Mia Michaels is a famous choreographer from America, most commonly known as a judge and choreographer from the TV series So You Think You Can Dance. She has also worked on hit Broadway musicals, choreographed for celebrities like Celine Dion, Madonna, Prince and many more! Michaels has won three Emmy awards for Outstanding Choreography, worked with Cirque du [...]