How to Catch Up in Your Dance Training

As you may know, I started my dance training much later than most. I took my first ever ballet lesson just before I turned 15. I danced a few times a week at local schools, and I didn’t start serious ballet training until I was 21. If you’re not sure how huge a difference that…

An Adult Beginner’s Guide to Ballet: Part Two- Choosing a Studio

I’ll be continuing my series on advice for adult beginners with how to choose your studio. If you missed the last post, about whether ballet is right for you, you can read that here. So, ¬†choosing your studio: with any luck, you’ll have a wealth of choice available to you- these days, ballet classes for…

The Ultimate Guide to Studio Etiquette

This post may have some use for everyone, but I wrote it with adult beginners in mind. Coming in to a ballet class is like entering another world; one with different rules and practices to those observed outside the studio. No one really explains those rules, you just have to pick them up- but sometimes…