August 17, 2016 Music for Choreography

Choosing music for choreography depends on a few things such as what inspires you to create, what makes you want to move and what the theme of your work involves. However, that being said, music is not the most essential part of a choreographic process.

August 3, 2016 Five Reasons to Create Your Own Dance

Anyone who knows me or has been taught by me will know how enthusiastic I am about encouraging others to create their own dance. I love to see movement, but more than that I really enjoy witnessing people realise that their body is capable of

July 27, 2016 Creating Dance with a Mental Block

For some people, creating choreography is not an easy task and it can often seem quite daunting if you are not very experienced. This is the case for the experienced choreographer too, who, will sometimes meet a mental block during their creative process. You can

July 20, 2016 Easing Pre Performance Nerves

Those pre performance nerves can really make you feel uncomfortable, maybe so much so that you don’t want to perform at all. If this is the case, please understand that there are things you can do that will help ease the intensity of said nerves

July 13, 2016 How to Pick Up Choreography

Sometimes it can be difficult to pick up new choreography, especially if you're new to dance and are just finding your feet. This can be frustrating, but you will eventually be able to work at a quicker pace which can be useful for many reasons.

July 6, 2016 3 Tips to Clean Choreography

Tips for cleaning your choreography will be useful to those who are working on a piece of dance that is almost complete. Before finalising the work you will likely hit a “it’s not quite right” phase, feeling that your work isn’t as perfect as you

June 29, 2016 3 Ways to Become a Better Choreographer

Stick to what you know unless you know that the new way works There are many ways to create dance and because I am interested in dance research I enjoy playing the trial and error game in order to find new and innovative ways of working.

June 23, 2016 Is Pole Dance Easier for Trained Dancers?

Is pole dance easier for trained dancers is a question that has come up a few times lately, mainly because there is an assumption that pole dance is easier for the experienced dancer who has, overtime, developed skills in flexibility, strength, spacial awareness, technique etc.