how to deal with rejection?

Auditions – don’t we all hate them? They are possibly the thing dancers despise most about their jobs (except for Nutcracker season maybe). The time spent auditioning is most likely the most dreadful of the entire dancer’s career and yet everyone must go through it. As you might know, I have had my fair share… Continue reading how to deal with rejection?

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My dance essentials for fall

it’s official – I give in! the past two weeks I have been walking around in shorts and skirts, in tank tops and off shoulder blouses, all the while freezing my butt off because I would not admit that summer has gone and winter is, indeed, coming. Slowly I have come to the realization that… Continue reading My dance essentials for fall

the best ballet classes on YouTube

The age of social media has brought dancers so many opportunities to advance their technique - not only by watching "how to's" but also by watching an possibly following along classes by some of the greatest ballet companies of our time. With world ballet day approaching on 5th of October, I would like to take… Continue reading the best ballet classes on YouTube

cross-training the hard way: RED BULL 400

typically, dancers cross-train by visiting yoga or pilates classes. I am no stranger to this! but about a year ago, I discovered my love for running events of all kinds - the first of which being 2016's Vienna Night Run - a 5k run along the Viennese Ringstraße at nighttime - possibly more sightseeing than… Continue reading cross-training the hard way: RED BULL 400