Tag - Dance Classes

Pirouette technique

Top 5 Turning Tips

Tips to master turns like Sophia Lucia! Every dancer dreams to turn like Sophia Lucia or a prima ballerina, but very few know the tricks to achieve their goals. This blog post will show you a few key tips that will help you master any turn you want to learn! Read 5 of our key turning tips below to help you improve pirouettes (and other turns) quickly! Spotting your head Spotting is simply choosing a point to focus on while your turn, by [...]

Improving flexibility is something that all dance classes at Dance Sensations work on

Flexibility Tips and Tricks

Becoming a more flexible dancer Dancing is one of the most demanding sports to master as there are so many elements that go into making a well rounded dancer! From control to strength to balance the list could go on forever, but today Dance Sensations has got you covered on some of the best tips and tricks to help you out with flexibility and stretching! Goal Setting Goal setting is a fun way to stay focused on your flexibility skills while tracking [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

How to keep dancing through year 11 and 12

Dancing through Year 11 and 12

Dance and Succeeding at School How to keep dancing and achieve at School Miss Shanae, Miss Josie, Miss Brooke As students move into their senior years of schooling, they often pull back on the number of dance classes they take per week to focus on their studies.   But what if they didn’t have to change their dance workload too drastically and were still able to be high achievers at school? In this blog post, we look at Josie Mansell, a much loved [...]

Dance Sensations teacher Miss Reegan

Staff Spotlight – Meet Miss Reegan

Introducing Miss Reegan Miss Reegan is a vital organ here at DS, perhaps even our heart. Her passion for dancing, love of the stage and rapport with students keeps our studio a happy and friendly place. She is on both our admin and teaching staff, while also remaining a student herself – phew! She is well loved by her colleagues and students and this place just wouldn’t be the same without her. We’re so grateful to have her in our [...]

DS Family

This week we’re exploring the benefits of dancing here at Dance Sensations. And the biggest one I can think of is our Dance Family! One great example of how strong our dance family is highlighted through the amazing support our students, teachers and their families continue to show each other at eisteddfods. Miss Allie presented our Fireworks Troupe with beautiful framed poems before they went on stage to perform their new piece – Body Love Miss Hannah presenting the Opals with [...]

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 [...]