Harrison Lee – The Royal Ballet School

Harrison Lee - BalletFriends

What gets you out of bed in the morning? I live in London and train at The Royal Ballet School. I am living my dream! How did you start dancing and why? When I was six years old, I went with my grandma to my younger sisters first jazz class. I really didn’t want to be there but when the music … Read More

Alaia Rogers – Wiener Staatsballett

Alaia Rogers - Wiener Staatsballett - BalletFriends

Born in Los Angeles – California, Alaia Rogers spent the majority of her training with ballet teacher Magaly Suarez at The Art of Classical Ballet (Florida). Alaia competed at the Prix De Lausanne and received a scholarship for the Royal Ballet Upper School (London). She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School for two years before joining Wiener Staatsballett (Vienna state opera … Read More

Nancy Burer – Dutch National Ballet

Nancy Burer - Dutch National Ballet

1. What gets you out of bed in the mornings?  A good breakfast and coffee. I think ballet class is the most important thing of the day. You need to improve every day to achieve what you want. I love to work hard in class because it gets me ready for the rest of the day. 2. How did you … Read More

Ballet & Bunions

Ballet & Bunions

Posted by BALLERINABADASS Hey Dancers and Dance Fans – AND BUNION FOLK! I owe my Instagram friend Rachael a big thanks for inspiring me to make this video after she DM’d me, asking how I dealt with my bunions. Since then, it turns out there are a lot of people who suffer from bunions and want advice on how to make … Read More

Conversations On Dance

Conversations On Dance

  Conversations On Dance We are pleased to welcome you to TENDUS’ first podcast series, Conversations on Dance with Rebecca King and Michael Sean Breeden which launches on June 27th.  With each episode, we plan to bring our audience an inside look into the world of professional dancers.  We will discuss ballet training, techniques, choreography, and conduct interviews with some of the … Read More

JUMP HEIGHT AND THE DANCER

JUMP HEIGHT AND THE DANCER

PERFORMANCE SPORTS THERAPY JUMP HEIGHT AND THE DANCER Jump height can be affected by various factors such as muscle mass, flexibility, isometric muscle strength, age, height, weight and level of expertise (Koutedakis and Jamurtas, 2004 and Rafferty, 2010). Indeed, even the muscular requirements vary between dance genres. This is seen in a systematic review by Angioi et al. (2009) who … Read More