The Benefits of Ballet for All Dance Styles

The Benefits of Ballet for All Dance Styles Ballet focuses on the principles and steps on which almost all dance styles are founded. With a solid ballet foundation, dancers can transfer their skills into Jazz, Lyrical & Contemporary, Acrobatics, Aerial Arts or any other dance form they may decide to pursue. Acquiring a solid ballet foundation is crucial to becoming an outstanding dancer in any dance form. However, the benefits of ballet extend well beyond improving technique in other styles of dance. The physical challenges contribute to building strength and improving muscle coordination, posture and flexibility. Meanwhile, the mental discipline...

Taking Dance Classes in Ottawa to New Heights

Taking Dance Classes in Ottawa to New Heights Appearing in Ottawa SportsXpress Magazine Have you ever wished you could pull off the graceful and gravity-defying acts of the performers of Cirque du Soleil? KaliAndrews Dance Company provides the opportunity to do just that, offering unique dance classes in acrobatics, stunting, tumbling, contortion and aerial silks and hoop (in addition to the full gamut of traditional dance styles). One of the most unique dance schools in Ottawa, KaliAndrews was started a few short years ago by a young husband and wife team: Artistic Director KaliWegg, and Executive Director Lyndon Andrews. The...