WATCH: Yannick Boquin on adding dynamics and musicality to your classes

Yannick’s back! He’s been on the blog countless times, so I’ll dispense with the long intro. Basically, he and our small team at the Staatsballett Berlin have made another video. And this time we’ve bumped up the quality. This is a video that’s mainly directed towards teachers constructing a class, but in it are plenty … More WATCH: Yannick Boquin on adding dynamics and musicality to your classes

WATCH: Yannick Boquin on connecting barre with center, and using the arms to your advantage

We’ve shared Yannick Boquin’s insights about dancing and teaching a few times on this blog, but it always feels like something’s missing when we talk about ballet in pure text form. So Yannick and thought maybe we’d put together a video where you can actually¬†see what he’s talking about! One of the things we wanted … More WATCH: Yannick Boquin on connecting barre with center, and using the arms to your advantage

Moving forward

Do you remember the scenes in Wall-E with the humans?¬†The ones who are stuck in their hovering chairs: lazy, weak, and uninterested in anything that requires effort to attain? I see now why the animators made them. The way we look at those scenes must be similar to the way prehistoric humans would look at … More Moving forward