Flexing my feet for the first time
In my experience flexing the feet was painful so I avoided it. Until I found the cue that worked for me and my overall dance technique changed overnight.
Improve your technique by using your smartphone
I share with you 3 great ways that I take advantage of an item that is always in my bag. I’m sure it will inspire you to find ways of improving yourself.
“Make your own good luck”
“You make your own good luck” told me the late Errol Pickford, my Elmhurst ballet school teacher. How do you make your own good luck instead of being lucky?
Darning pointe shoes Q&A
Whether you are new to darning or you’re looking to improve your darning skills, this article is for you: discover the best darning technique I know.
To count or not to count fouettés
I used to count Principal dancer’s fouettes, and classmate’s pirouettes and felt envious. And I learned a more positive approach to improving my technique.
How to tackle learning a new variation?
I share with you a specific and effective work process to follow to learn a new ballet Repertoire variation without stress or feeling of being overwhelmed.
Is your marking habit efficient?
Did you know that your marking habit can set you back? Discover four simple changes that will fast track your presence, memory and coordination.
Guillaume Diop 2.0, Paris Opera Ballet
How beautiful it is to witness the growth and development of young talents! While Guillaume Diop’s joy and enthusiasm have not changed at all, compared to the very first interview with us, he has now spent more than a full year as a Paris Opera company member.
How to deal with and prevent blisters
Blisters are no fun and they always seem to pop out on the worst possible days. I share all my hacks to prevent and treat them efficiently with you.
Sasha Mukhamedov, San Francisco Ballet
Two years after her nomination as a Principal Dancer at the HET Dutch National Ballet, Sasha Mukhamedov decided to join San Francisco Ballet