It’s a common question to hear from dance parents and students alike: What purpose does a ballet dress code actually serve? We’re glad you asked! Destination Arts’ dress code was established for a few very important reasons: Safety The number one factor in establishing a dress code is for all students’ safety in class. A basic leotard and… Continue reading Why is a Ballet Dress Code Important?
“Practice makes perfect.” Chances are you’ve heard this saying many, many times in your life. (We sure have!) It’s one of the most well-known proverbs, with roots that go all the way back to the 16th century. And while we appreciate its intention, here at Destination Arts, we much prefer to say “practice makes progress.” Why? Because we don’t… Continue reading Performing to Show Progress, Not Perfection
Performing in the recital is a brand new experience for most of our young dancers. And while some will find it exciting, others might be a little nervous. In our experience, one of the keys to recital success is encouraging your child to do their best and reassuring them that you are proud no matter what. So, what’s it… Continue reading Recital Expectations for Your Little One
Our fabulous Miss Dylana has curated a “Holiday Gift Guide” for the dancers in your house this Christmas! Hopefully, these fun ideas will give you a helping hand in finishing your shopping! Some even make great stocking stuffers! 1. Turn Board This tool can help you dancer find their center and improve their spot. 2. Dancer… Continue reading The 10 Best Holiday Gifts for Dancers