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Ballet Tips

Ballet Tips

Becoming a professional dancer is one of the most exciting careers for many people who are interested in taking some ballet classes and start following their dreams. Plenty of things such hard training, patience, passion and excellent teachers are required to become a proficient dancer.

Nevertheless, despite the years of preparation, dancers will always be anxious and a little bit nervous before a presentation. In order to provide a little help, we present some tips that can help ballet dancer to maintain the calm and focus on what really matters - the dancing on the stage.


For sure, one of the big problems that dancers have before the presentation on the stage is that they get too nervous to the point that they may think that they're not doing too well. The positivism is quite indispensable to give a good performance to the public. Try to imagine the presentation with a spectacular ending and close your eyes to recreate in your mind the kind of performance that you will realize. Try to follow this tip before and after the rehearsals.

Practice, practice, practice

It is strongly recommended practice hard with many month of anticipation. Even though this tip can sound quite trite and repetitive, it is pretty convenient to remember it always in order not to get lazy. In addition, dancers have to be focused and put attention to the instructions of the choreographer to avoid make mistakes during the performance.

Before the Showtime

In the big day, dancers have to do some simple things that are going to help them to present a good performance. A few hours before the presentation, dancers should take a shower because warm water is quite favorable for the mind and the muscles. Another recommendation is to sleep and eat well the day before the presentation. Finally, it is recommendable not to drink any alcoholic beverages and coffee a lot.

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 Ballet Stretches
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