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From Rehearsal to Performance: The Complete Dancer’s Checklist

Dancing is not just an art; it’s a journey from the first step in the rehearsal studio to the final bow on the stage. It requires dedication, passion, and a meticulous approach to preparation. Whether you’re a budding ballet dancer or a seasoned hip-hop enthusiast, competing can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. But fear not!

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Effective Practice Routines for Dance Competitions

Competition season is an exhilarating time for dancers. It’s a chance to showcase skills, express creativity, and celebrate months of hard work. However, the journey to the stage is paved with dedication, precision, and effective practice routines. At Nan’s School of Dance, a strong emphasis is placed on nurturing students’ growth and ensuring their success

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5 Ways to Enjoy Dance Outside of the Studio

Many dancers want to find ways to enjoy dance outside of the studio. There are lots of fun ways that dancers can enjoy dancing without the studio. Read this article to learn 5 ways you can enjoy dance.

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Dance advice: Why am I cramping?

Dance is a physical activity that requires strength, endurance, and flexibility. Many dancers can experience cramps during dance. This can be painful and frustrating. Read this article to learn more about cramping and how to prevent cramps and treat them.

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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 School of Dance in Raleigh, we can’t help but

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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 natural dance style started in the

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Benefits of Working at a Family Focused Dance Studio

Have you ever thought about working in a dance studio? At Nan’s School of Dance in Raleigh, we pride ourselves on being a family-focused dance studio. Read this article to learn more about the benefits of working in a family-focused studio.

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