workouts

Ballet Bites – Mini Workouts

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By Anagha Madhan from En Avant Magazine Jan Feb 2024 While you wait for your school bus to arrive, or when you reach the studio early, pick one or several of these mini workouts to strengthen and stretch your muscles. Plie Series: 20 demi-pliés (half bends) in first position. 20 grand pliés (full bends) in first position. Tendu and Degagé ...
ambition

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. ...
ballet holidays

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! ...

A Whole New World – Anand Dhanakoti

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By Maya Haridas from En Avant Magazine July August 2023 Follow the inspiring journey of TLFCB ‘s outreach alumni - the now established contemporary dancer Anand Dhanakoti. From first being spotted by Yana Lewis at an outreach workshop in Cubbon Park to creating his own pieces inspired by his childhood on the streets. From doing his first ballet class in ...

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 ...

Lesli Wiesner on Cats

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By Maya Haridas, from En Avant Magazine March-April 2023 Lesli Wiesner is a ballet dancer, teacher and musical theatre artist. She was interviewed by Maya Haridas in En Avant Magazine ahead of the Cats Summer Program this year. The abridged version of the interview can be found in the magazine, and below is the full interview with Lesli. Lesli Wiesner ...