Never Too Old to Dance!

Dance professionals are usually thought to be regulated to those who start their career at an early age, but that is not necessarily the case. There are a number of professional dancers who have started to take lessons and learn to dance in their teens or later. Learning to dance does require an amount of…

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Sensible Holiday Healthy Eating Advice

The rich food and desserts found everywhere during the holiday season gives a challenge to those who are determined to not regain the weight they have spent time and effort to lose during the preceding months. It is possible to eat sensibly and still enjoy some of the holiday favorites while celebrating with family and…

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Cheerleading Coaches: Techniques for Dealing with Parents without Boundaries

It is natural for concerned parents to get involved in their child’s extra-curricular activities. Sometimes, something strange seems to grab hold of parents where school-sponsored athletic programs are concerned. The fine line between interested involvement and parental interference can be crossed without apparent conscious awareness. Since several dynamics are involved – the good of the…

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Are You Going To Watch Cheer?

For those who enjoy reality TV a new show is coming along the lines of Dancing with the Stars, Dance Moms and the like. This new show features the CJA (Central Jersey Allstars), a cheerleading team, including their coaches and the Senior 5 ladies. You can see the show on CMT, which debuted on September…

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Cheerleader Training Practices

True professional cheerleaders may be young girls and boys started at age 12 or younger and all the way up through their early twenties and older. Cheerleading is a sport all to itself these days, with competitions, grueling practices, choreographing, learning stunts, and routines. It is not easy work. A person cannot just up and…

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Favorite Performance Costumes

Performance costumes are glittery, flowing and colorful. Here are a few of our favorites from both classic and novel performances: One enjoyed the romance of the “Othello” costumes, with their flowing, billowy fabric. Another loves the formal elegance of the “In the Night” costumes. These make even the novice feel like a professional ballerina. Have…

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