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Ten Things Ms. Rebecca Wants You To Know Before Competition

Competition season is here and we know that for everyone, not just our newest Dance Troupe families, there can be lots of questions and a bit of planning that goes into getting ready for each competition. With this in mind, Artistic Director Ms. Rebecca, has put together a top ten list of things to do […]

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What If The Judges Don’t Like Me?

It’s your first solo.  Congratulations!  Back in June when you auditioned, a solo seemed like a great idea.  Now that your first competition is staring you in the face, you’re not so sure.  In fact, you’re terrified.  What if you forget your choreography?  What if you trip?  Worst of all, what if the judges don’t […]

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How Dance Extreme Helped Me Become A Teacher

14 years ago, I stepped into Dance Extreme for my very first dance class. At that time, my parents and I didn’t have any expectations for the beginner jazz class. The sole intention was to keep a tween busy on a Saturday afternoon. However, it turned out to be so much more. Fast forward 14 […]

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Expert Dance Mom Advice On Getting Organized for Competition

Showcase is over and competition is just around the corner.  You’re so excited!  You can hardly wait for it to begin, but it’s a whole month away.  What will you do? Get organized.  One of the best tools you can have is an organized dance bag or bin. Here’s short list of ideas to get […]

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On Being Free and Expressing Her Feelings Through Dance

At 11 years old, Kiera has already been dancing at Dance Extreme for almost ten years. She currently studies jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, jumps and turns and tumbling, but Kiera’s favourite dance disciplines are jazz and tap. Kiera says she loves to dance because “I can let myself be free and express my […]

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Why Core Muscles Are Important For Dancers

Dancers are constantly being told by their dance teachers to use their stomach muscles, engage their cores, find their centres, or maybe they’ve been told to simply “suck in”. There are many variations for giving this one very important correction to dancers, but perhaps parents and students don’t completely understand why dance teachers talk so […]

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