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Have Neverland Your Way

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Dance is a universal language, a wonderful source of fitness and friendship - but every dance journey is unique! At Neverland, we pride ourselves on creating fulfilling pathways for every…

Learning Choreography Quickly

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Whether you are at a convention or learning another competition dance, picking up choreography is very important for dancers. For some, picking up choreography comes easy and for others, it…

How to tame your nerves at exam time

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The big day is fast-approaching, and you’re starting to feel those familiar butterflies in your stomach – so how do you tame those dance exam nerves? Here are some helpful…

Spotlight on Rachel Erichsen: The joy of adult dance

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Hi, I'm Rachel, I have been a dance teacher for over 30 years and I just love teaching and encouraging adults to dance. "The essence of dance I believe is…

Spotlight on Malcolm Aholelei Brown: Life as a Male Dancer

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I was 14 years old when I started dance in high school and I auditioned for the 'Mega Schools Crew'. At this point in time there were already so many…

A Parent Asks, Are Online Dance Classes Really Worth It?

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Article courtesy of Question: In this period of economic uncertainty, my family is looking at our budget from every angle. Enrolment at the dance studio is now—but no one…

Grace Master’s Favourite Recipe – Loaded Vege Nachos

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Nutrition is undeniably super important for dancers! We require our bodies to do SO MUCH for us and often for long periods of time! Therefore, it’s crucial that we are…

The many benefits of dance for kids

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Kids naturally love movement. They’re young, full of energy, and ready to see what this new body of theirs is capable of doing. One of the things they love to…

Spotlight on Emilia Snelgrove: My two passions in life

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"My curiosity and love for travelling is almost as big as my passion for dance. Combine them together, and BAM there’s my dream experience all rolled into one!" All the…

Spotlight on the colourful Heidi Chen

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Determination and versatility are two key traits that have helped me flourish in my dance education, career and working in the entertainment industries . Like many of us at Neverland,…

Improving Your Jumps

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We all dream about doing a super high grand jeté. Having the audience be in awe of the moment you appear to be floating in the air. Not only does…

Spotlight on Briardee Yansen: How Personal Training has shaped her Dance/Teaching Journey

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I started Personal Training and Fitness Instructing for many reasons but the two main ones were : 1. I was a competitive dancer who was ALWAYS injured! I didn’t know…

Dance Audition Advice for Students

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The Perfect Arch

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Dancers are always looking for ways to obtain that “perfect arch”. Every foot is genetically designed differently and not everybody will be able to achieve that “perfect arch”. Stretching and…

Dancers and Hydration

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Hydration Even mild dehydration can affect performance. Staying hydrated is extremely important to a dancer’s performance because the first signs of dehydration are fatigue and poor balance. Thirst actually only…

Healthy Bones for Dancers

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Our bones are important because they serve as the foundation on which we are built. Bone is living tissue that contains blood vessels; proteins, including collagen; and cells that are…

Royal Academy of Dance Exams Experience

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How to create the perfect Ballet Bun

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My Life as a Professional Ballerina

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A Day in the Life of a Prima Ballerina

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