Tag: Ballet

  1. Right to the pointe: A shoe education

    Right to the pointe: A shoe education

    Your students have been asking, and you’ve finally approved some of them to start their pointe training. It’s certainly an exciting time for them – and you (aren’t you proud?!) – but it’s also a crucial time. You want to help start them off on the right foot, and that means guiding them and giving them resources for finding their proper shoe. 

    It’s okay if you’re not completely up-to-date on the latest pointe shoe technologies and brands; that’s what we’re here for! But helping your students find the shoes that are right for their feet is imperative to their alignment, their experience and their future. So read on for some insight and tips to impart to your students!

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  2. The Fantastic Factory

    The Fantastic Factory

    Have you ever tried to view the world in the eyes of a child?  If not, you should! Children always see life in the most pure, positive and “fantastical” way.  It is the best way to look at life through the eyes of a child.

    That is exactly what Só Dança did!  Our team put on their thinking caps to envision how a youngster might fantasize our shoe factory to be like.  Put on your whimsical colored glasses and take a tour into the Só Dança magical shoe factory with us.

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  3. Só Dança Spotlight: Tia Wenkman

    Só Dança Spotlight: Tia Wenkman

    Recently we sat down with So Dancer Tia Wenkman to uncover more of who she is and what dance means to her. Tia is 16-years-old and is originally from a small town in Wisconsin called Waunakee, located outside the capital city of Madison, Wisconsin. She has been training for the last two years in Arizona at Master Ballet Academy and is presently dancing at the Royal Ballet School in London. Although she enjoys many different styles of dance, her specialty is classical and contemporary ballet.

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  4. Head Back to Dance in Style and Inspired

    Head Back to Dance in Style and Inspired

    There’s always a “sigh” when summer is over. The beach, fun times with friends and long days are in our past. But there’s a fresh start ahead, with the new year full of school and dance. Head back to school and dance this year feeling refreshed, inspired and maybe even a little bit stylish, with these tips from a few Só Dança ambassadors.

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  5. Fashion Fever Has Set In... Again

    Fashion Fever Has Set In... Again

    Color, like dance, evokes an emotional experience. The way color can inspire, bring joy, or even disturb is fascinating. It forces you to feel something. It moves you deep within. These are the fascinations that inspire us every time we put together a collection. Here is a quick glance at some of the standouts of the 2019 Fashion Volume 2 collection.  These and many more are available exclusively right now at your local dancer store.  Color, movement, dance.

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  6. In The Spotlight: So Dancer Madison Penney

    In The Spotlight: So Dancer Madison Penney

    Over time, dancing can feel like a grind.  The repetition, perfectionism and the massive amount of hours can be a soul sucker. But, it is the JOY of dance that truly drives dancers to continue training at such a pace for so many years. It takes more than just great physical strength to be a good dancer. It also takes dedication, a strong work ethic, artistry, and an undying passion and humility.  In other words, a very strong soul.

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  7. The Pointe of Reinvention

    The Pointe of Reinvention

    After three years, more than 300 failed trials and a group of about 15 professionals, a new era in pointe shoes is born.

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