Your First Pointe Shoe Fitting
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Your First Pointe Shoe Fitting

Article by Kathleen McGuire | Published in DanceSpirit Magazine, September 16, 2015 Your teacher has finally given you the OK to go on pointe! As any experienced ballet dancer will tell you, your pointe shoes can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. The right fit ensures that you’ll be able to work...

On 2 Feb 2016August 23, 2017
What Makes KaliAndrews the Best Ottawa Dance School
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What Makes KaliAndrews the Best Ottawa Dance School

If you’re looking for the best Ottawa dance school, look no further than KaliAndrews Dance Company. We are often referred to as the best Ottawa Dance school for our facilities, end of the year shows, experienced teachers and the success that former students have gone on to accomplish. We offer dance lessons for both children...

On 4 Dec 2015August 23, 2017
Which Styles are Taught in General Kids Dance Classes?
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Which Styles are Taught in General Kids Dance Classes?

Young children learn a lot through play, especially with games they can play freely in open spaces. Kids dance classes have a number of physical and emotional benefits for young dancers, while creating an environment they enjoy. The skills that children learn in kids dance classes help them to become more open, attentive and well-rounded adults. Dance is a precise art that requires dedication, focus and team work.

On 30 Oct 2015September 18, 2017
The Qualifications That Make Your Dance Teacher Stand Out
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The Qualifications That Make Your Dance Teacher Stand Out

One of the most important aspects of a good dance school is having an outstanding selection of dance teachers. A dance teacher acts as a reflection of the school as a whole, and as main support for students and parents. At KaliAndrews Dance Company, our dance teachers are highly regarded and qualified teachers that we are proud to support. There are many qualities we look for in a dance teacher, many of which are the same qualities you look for as well.

On 9 Oct 2015September 18, 2017
About BATD Dance Examinations
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About BATD Dance Examinations

Every year, each of our dancers has the opportunity to take a dance examination at his/her grade level. Exams are mandatory for members of KADC's Competitive Team but are optional for recreational dancers. Examination days at KADC take place each year during the first week of February.

On 28 Sep 2015September 18, 2017
The Unique Skill and Training of Aerial Silks and Aerial Hoop
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The Unique Skill and Training of Aerial Silks and Aerial Hoop

If you’re interested in learning circus style aerial acrobatics, then it’s important to learn from the best. Aerial Arts is a unique and modern style of dance that requires performers to be exceptionally strong and flexible. Whether you’re new to the style or already have previous training, turn to KaliAndrews Dance Company for your Ottawa aerial apparatus classes.

On 25 Sep 2015September 18, 2017
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Choose the Best Dance Lessons in Ottawa

Choosing the Best Dance Lessons in Ottawa If you’re looking for a dance school to register your child or yourself, there are many factors that we should all consider when making this choice. For adult and children’s dance lessons in Ottawa, you’ll make a great choice by choosing KaliAndrews Dance Company. We’re dedicated to providing...

On 22 Sep 2015September 22, 2015
The Skills and Techniques of Acrobatic Dance
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The Skills and Techniques of Acrobatic Dance

Acrobatic dance combines the elements of classical dance training with acrobatics and floor gymnastics skills to create a unique athletic form of dance. Acrobatic dance, more commonly known as Acro, is typically practiced in smaller subcategories of the style that include stunting, contortion and tumbling techniques.

On 27 Jul 2015September 18, 2017
How Traditional Ballet Training Can Benefit Overall Athletic Skill
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How Traditional Ballet Training Can Benefit Overall Athletic Skill

Classical ballet is one of the most beautiful art forms that exists today. Due to the immense technicality that exists within the style however, it is known to be difficult to learn and keep up with. Traditional ballet training offers students a variety of skills that help them excel out of the dance studio and...

On 29 May 2015September 18, 2017
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The Benefits of Dance Classes for Children

The Benefits of Dance Classes for Children Young children naturally enjoy moving around, and it can sometimes seem difficult just to keep an eye on them. But teaching them how to control their energy and keep in control of their bodies can be extremely difficult and stressful for parents. In our Little Steps Kindergarten Dance...

On 29 May 2015May 29, 2015