Progression of Steps

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By Arpitha Bhat, Neerja Chandan & Maya Haridas, from En Avant Nov-Dec 2022 When you started ballet, did you ever wonder how the little hops and skips you did would turn into the grand, spectacular movements that you watched the “big girls” do? In this article, you’ll get to see how four simple steps progress, grow and transform through the ...
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A Whole New World – Elina Wisung

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By Aradhana Kiran and Maya Haridas, as seen in En Avant Nov-Dec 2022 Elina Wisung has been training with Ms Yana since 2001, and has been teaching with TLFCB since 2006. Read on to find out about her early experiences in dance. How old were you when you did your first ballet class? Why did you start learning ballet? What ...
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Cooldown after Class

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By Anagha Madhan, as seen in En Avant Sep-Oct 2022 In class, you pay close attention to every detail of your dance. After class, however, it is tempting to head home without a proper cool down routine. But this is hard on our muscles since going from grand allegro to complete rest is a steep change. A good cooldown would ...
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A Whole New World – Javier Wong

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By Aradhana Kira, En Avant Magazine Sept Oct 2022 Javier is a student at the Royal Ballet School, London. Through August 2022 he attended ballet classes at TLFCB. Find out about his journey in the professional ballet school world. When did you start dancing? It’s been a really long time. I’ve been dancing since I was four years old, so ...
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Ballet’s Most Haunted – Antagonists

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by Aashaya Anand & Arpitha Bhat from En Avant Magazine September October 2022 The villains and antagonists we see in ballet represent our unfiltered emotions — rage, fury, envy and so on. Instead of suppressing these emotions, they embody them. They serve as more than just a means of conflict for the main character, often having more character than the ...
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Curious about Vocational Ballet School?

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from En Avant Magazine - July August 2022 Vocational ballet schools are quite unlike the regular schools that most of us attend. Whether they are day schools or boarding schools, the students there spend most of their days dancing. Ballet school students under 16 also learn regular subjects like math, languages and science. While they train in their art with ...

World Ballet Day – November 2, 2022

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World Ballet Day was created in 2014 by several dance companies across the globe. It brings together dancers and dance enthusiasts in a great celebration of ballet. Company classes, rehearsals and interviews are live streamed for anyone to watch for free, with large companies such as the Australian Ballet, The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet taking the main stage ...
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A Whole New World – Indiana Mehta

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BY Maya Haridas, Aradhana Kiran & Siddhie Pillai as seen in En Avant July-August Feature photo by Jaclyn Vogl Photography Indiana Mehta is a dancer, choreographer, voiceover artist and an actor in award-winning Netflix film Work It. She is currently living and working in Canada. Find out about her journey with us at TLFCB and beyond. When did you start ...

A Whole New World – Rukmini Vijayakumar

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by Maya Haridas, Aradhana Kiran & Siddhie Pillai, as seen in En Avant July-August Feature photo by Soozana Pvan Rukmini Vijayakumar is a very well reputed dancer, choreographer and actor in regional films. She is the founder of the Raadha Kalpa Dance Company and the originator of the Raadha Kalpa Method, a system of training for classical Indian dance. She ...