Stressed out about track auditions? Read this

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”Dancing is like riding your bike”

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“I have a talent for expressing myself and my heart is set on doing so.”

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Stressed out about track auditions? Read this

For some, auditions may cause stress, nightmares and panic. Or maybe you’re totally cool with it but dislike the level you end up in. As the oft-called-upon sorter of students, let the artist and dance teacher Mikaela Hellsten help you. She’s been head of level...

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”Dancing is like riding your bike”

Dancing is fundamental to Mikaela Hellsten. She can’t help it. According to science, her subcortical brain regions converse, bypass higher auditory areas, and make her shimmy whether she likes it or not. The reaction is not unique, it’s universal, but the joy and...

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How to become a great Balboa lead

Three exercises on how to become a great Balboa lead by Mia Goldsmith Halloran Full interview with Mia Goldsmith Halloran here A good place to start is by watching and really paying attention to your partner! So often I see leaders, especially in classes, looking at...

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How to dress for an elegant Balboa look?

– It’s a personal thing, Mia Goldsmith Halloran says. There is not one thing or one outfit that makes you look more or less like a Balboa dancer. There is no right or wrong – just do you! But these are my favourites: Lately, I’ve just loved dancing in pants. High...

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