"A huge thing that helped me when I was a younger dancer in Drill-Team was a technique we named “calling it”. Try to label each part of the choreography that you are struggling with. Name the sections something that can provide you with an image in your head so there is a cognitive connection to the actual movement. As you are dancing you “call it” in your head to help you remember the phrases that come next."
When you think of a ballerina body, you may picture a petite, slender physique. But many dancers have rejected that rigid idea of what a ballerina is supposed to look like—and instead, they’ve led a shift towards embracing a diverse range of athletic ballerina bodies. One woman who’s played a major role in that movement is none other than …
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