October 28, 2019

Teaching for over 27 years to all ages of students, I have seen many generational trends through the years.  The concept of ‘My teacher doesn’t like me’ is definitely not a new phrase but I feel like I have been hearing it more and more lately. 

I am not only a tea...

October 1, 2019

Tis the season of getting settled back in school as well as new activities!  If your child is a new dancer or thinking about trying dance soon, here is some helpful advice: 

1. Set proper expectations

Whether you’ve chosen, Tiny tots, Pre-Dance, Hip hop or Tap, your...

June 25, 2019

As dancers, our bodies are constantly tired, sore, and pained. The movements dancers endure are not natural for the human body and can cause some painful effects. These are generally signs of us getting stronger and more advanced, which is what we crave in order to per...

May 15, 2019

“Some dancers dream about successful careers...and some dancers wake up and do the hard work that’s necessary to achieve them” - Grover Dale.

Dancer’s are hands down some of the hardest working, disciplined, and smartest people I know. I am constantly in awe of my teamm...

April 19, 2019

    It is incredibly difficult to say no when you are given an opportunity. You want to do everything because you never know when you’ll get to have such an opportunity again. However, the more you say yes, the more you may feel yourself go slightly crazy as...

April 15, 2019

As a male dancer you will face many challenges as you grow up. You will come across many people with different assumptions and opinions of you just because you dance. It's very important to never forget why we love what we do and to push through when you come across an...

April 10, 2019

What I’ve Learned From My Amazing Students

My name is Crystal Martinez and I have the distinct pleasure of co-teaching Allegro’s adaptive dance class, DanceAble. DanceAble is designed to bring dance education to students with special needs and learning styles, and I hav...

March 19, 2019

You’ve graduated High School, but you want to keep dancing. Cue College tryouts. For some dancers, auditioning is old hat. For others and maybe yourself, college may be the, or one