Finding Your Studio

Finding the studio that fits you best is like finding the perfect pair of dance shoes-it can take a little time and patience, but once you’re successful it feels great! Us Chicagoans have the advantage of being in a large metro area, with lots of choices, but...

The Art of Turning, Part Two: Spot On

Spotting is an essential skill for every turn you take. Good for you but not very palatable, frustrating, occasionally nausea inducing,  many dancers approach turns with sighs and trepidation.  Turns for most of us are the spinach on the menu of class exercises (and...

Do you think they (all) can dance?

Why I’m conflicted about SYTYCD. Did anyone else out there watch the season finale of So You Think You Can Dance this week? (Wikipedia says viewership is low but someone else must be watching.) And did anyone else think that they’d lost their mind? There...