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Fueling Ambition

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By Anagha Madhan for En Avant Jan-Feb 2024 As TLFCB steps into a pivotal examination year after a five-year hiatus, motivation becomes the heartbeat of every plié and tendu. The discourse around motivation is nothing new, especially in the early months of the year. While motivational quotes often adorn our walls, this time, let's step away from the usual rhetoric. ...
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Must Watch Ballets this Festive Season

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The winter holidays are upon us, and it is the perfect time to sit back and enjoy some well-deserved quiet time. While you put your feet up and have a nice cup of hot chocolate, why not dive into the world of dance? Here are some beautiful pieces that you can watch at home with family and friends - enjoy! ...
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The Dancing Brain Part 2 – The Physical Marvels of Dance

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By Anagha Madhan from En Avant Magazine July/August 2023 Graceful Fitness: How Dance Sculpts and Strengthens the Body The world of dance makes the human body into a canvas of artistry and an instrument of expression, while also being a powerhouse of physicality. Dancing is arguably one of the best methods to sculpt your body, toning your body slowly with each ...

Summer Intensives – Insight

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By Anagha Madhan as seen in En Avant Magazine March - April 2023 As temperatures rise and cotton clothes come out to play, summer intensives are what immediately come to mind to any dancer. Ballet summer intensives are demanding training courses that give aspiring dancers a rare chance to fully submerge themselves in the ballet world. These courses, which are ...
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Benefits of Ballet Training for Children’s Physical, Mental, and Emotional Development

Elina Wisungchildren, Education, insights, parent support 3 Comments

Article posted with permission from www.danceon.in Ballet training offers many benefits for children’s physical, mental, and emotional development. Some of the key benefits are Improves Physical Health: Ballet training helps children develop strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance, which are essential for their overall physical health. Boosts Mental Health: Ballet requires focus and discipline, which can help children develop mental strength ...

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 – 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 ...

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 ...