In order for our children to develop a harmonious personality, it is important to help them discover and encourage them to pursue an artistic activity. We at Brighton ballet foster creativity – and teach children to express themselves through movement of their body. Although dancing requires repetition – because practice makes you a better dancer, as we all know – the creative process becomes active and lasts during whole class: it is at its basic element the curiosity to learn everyday something new -new movements, techniques, dances and terminologies.
A highly recommended performance is playing this weekend in New York -“Flames of Paris” by Russian Mikhailovsky Ballet Theater – a vibrant, dramatic play which take place back in 1792 during the French Revolution. I had never performed in this historical ballet, that it why I am always very excited to see “Flames of Paris” because for me there are not so many ballet plays which you can go and really enjoy watching without comparing different choreographies and their performances or having a nostalgic moment when you remember yourself doing this part. Moreover, I really appreciate the work of Mikhailovsky Ballet. – the largest private ballet theater in Russia.
To be a teacher is to eliminate pride and think about others the same as you think about yourself and your family. Your class becomes your family. You get to know your students by their names, and every day you learn more about their personality. Once you know them and they feel it, students are happy and confident when you are around them, and that gives you motivation. You’re doing your best to stay on top of your field inside and outside of your areas of expertise, and your knowledge must not be limited to curriculum and art canons. But you must also create an atmosphere of motivation and confidence that keeps the good vibe in the class and this is the way to do so:
Pilates is a body-toning system that improves flexibility, core strength, circulatory function, muscle control and coordination. Moreover, Pilates is my favorite workout.
My pilates is a set of stretching routines aimed at healing from injuries, burning calories, and sculpting long lean muscles through a combination of barre workout and mat pilates. This class lasts 60 minute and mixes the most effective exercises for everyone’s need. It gives you dynamic exercises accompanied by classical music. You can target and access each muscle group to shape your legs, flatten your abs, firm your upper body and so on. You’ll shape your muscles while improving posture and balance, because in my classes stretching immediately follows each exercise in order to relax you muscles and develop a posture.
Joseph Pilates created the method in the 1920s, and today pilates programs are available in any fitness centers and very popular among business people, performing artists, doctors, athletes and other busy people.
I was very lucky and fortunate to attend one of the best performances by the American Ballet Theater (ABT) this season at MetOpera, on June 21st the Summer solstice day.
I am very excited about our performance by my troupe of dancers from the public school I teach to.
I’ve been working with my girls from the dance magnet group of I.S. 228 for over a year now, I come to know them, to see their progress and to admire their determination.