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International Dance Day


Hello, Everyone! Today is International Dance Day! I wanted to celebrate this day by announcing our new SCARSDALE BALLET BLOG. Here is where I and your teachers will share our thoughts on dance, our training tips, and send you links to videos that we find enriching.  We want to keep you updated about what is happening at SBS and in the world of dance. I want you to know that staying connected while inspiring and encouraging all of you is at the top of my list during this very difficult time. I am constantly looking for ways to keep you engaged [...]

International Dance Day2020-04-29T18:54:13-04:00

A Letter From the Director – China Travels


Dear SBS Students and Families, As I continue to travel for the Balanchine Trust, setting some of the greatest ballets of our time, I want to share my experiences with you.  Currently, I am working in Cape Town, South Africa, and over the summer I spent a month in Beijing, a new and wonderful experience. More details to come from South Africa, but here are some photos from my time in China. At the Temple of Confucius In Beijing I staged  the Diamonds section of George Balanchine's Jewels as a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the National Ballet [...]

A Letter From the Director – China Travels2019-10-10T13:19:02-04:00

Top Four Benefits of Ballet


Beneficial for children (and adults)! Ballet is a holistic approach to life-long wellness for children and adults alike.  For simplicity purposes, let's focus here on the kids.  When it comes to after school activities, children these days have more options than ever before. So, why should you make time for ballet?  Many people think you take ballet classes only to become a ballerina - not true! Ballet is one of the few activities that can boast multiple health benefits all in one.  Everything you do can be improved through ballet -  just ask our SBS alumni who have gone on [...]

Top Four Benefits of Ballet2018-09-19T09:19:56-04:00

Three Myths About Adult Ballet Classes


Myths debunked! Thinking about taking an adult ballet class for the first time?  Feeling nervous?  We’ve got answers to all your questions and concerns! Whether you took classes years ago or never, there is always a spot for you at our barre! But first, let's clear up some common myths about joining an adult ballet class. 1.  You have to wear a leotard and pink tights. This is the most common question when speaking with a new adult student.  “But, do I have to wear all the stuff?  Tights?? Leotard?? Tutu??”  The short answer is: No!  Most adults [...]

Three Myths About Adult Ballet Classes2018-09-04T18:56:58-04:00
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