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Keep Dancing Better for Longer

Keep Dancing Better for Longer

How To Dance Well Into Your Future For those that love dance, they can’t imagine their life without it. Once a dancer, always a dancer, is the motto at Nan’s School of Dance. Many of us imagine being able to dance with our grandchildren and share our love for dance...

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How To Inspire Your Dancer in 2023!

How To Inspire Your Dancer in 2023!

5 Tips to Try It’s the new year, so it’s time to get re-inspired! It doesn’t matter how much you love dance, at some point, every dancer experiences a lack of motivation. Maybe you’re just a little tired or getting bored of the routine. Whatever your slump looks like,...

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When Should My Child Start Pointe?

When Should My Child Start Pointe?

3 Signs They Might Be Ready Every ballet dancer dreams of the day they can move up to Pointe. This is a big step and one that should not be taken before the dancer is ready. But how do you know when your child is ready to start Pointe? This is a question that many...

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The Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet in Dance

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet in Dance

5 Tips To Try This Winter At Nan’s School of Dance, we believe that taking care of your body should be a top priority…from head to toe! A dancer’s feet can be one of the most troublesome areas because dancers use different foot muscles in order to execute complicated...

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Dance-Friendly Movies For the Whole Family

Dance-Friendly Movies For the Whole Family

Dance Movies to Curl Up to this Holiday Season During the holiday season, Movie Nights are a staple. With colder temperatures and limited daylight, they are a way to keep your feet tapping while exposing your family to different genres of dance and music. At Nan’s...

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The Brief History of Hip Hop

The Brief History of Hip Hop

Hip Hop - A Dance Style Full of Culture and Great Beats A dance style thought to have originated in the Bronx during the late 1960s — Hip Hop has a relatively short dance history when compared to other types. While the movements and roots date back further, this...

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How Dancing Helps Anxiety

How Dancing Helps Anxiety

Dance and Mental Health Reduces Anxiety and Stress Doctors and experts have been telling us for years that physical exercise can help our mental health. Dance is an excellent form of physical exercise. The physical movements of dance can reduce levels of stress,...

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Five Best Stretches for Dancers

Five Best Stretches for Dancers

A Step by Step Guide At Nan’s School of Dance, we believe that stretching is an essential part of dance. Stretching keeps the dancer's muscles flexible, strong, and healthy. We need that flexibility to maintain a range of motion for our joints. Without it, the muscles...

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How To Improve Your Dance Memory

How To Improve Your Dance Memory

5 Tips To Try After Your Next Dance Class Has this ever happened to you? You get all the movements right in class and can remember each one flawlessly, but when you get home, everything becomes a jumbled mess. How could it be so clear in class and then completely...

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How To Improve Your Posture In Dance

How To Improve Your Posture In Dance

5 Things To Try At Each Dance Lesson Did you know that approximately 40 % of children have poor posture? This could be because of carrying heavy backpacks or spending too much time hunched over looking at a phone or tablet. Whatever the reason, children's posture is...

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