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Toe Points

Posted by Melanie McCormick
Posted on 15 October, 2013 at 08:54 am

Toe Point: Well developed and articulated feet are the unquestionable mark of a trained dancer and essential to the proper execution of  technique. Using these three exercises, during each practice working nothing but your feet and ankles.  As dancers train, remember that a proper toe point actually originates in the ankle. Toes should be able to move freely while keeping the ankle in a nice arch. Try these exercises bare-foot first so you can watch how your ankles and toes work through each movement and to become more aware of the sensation of your feet both on and off the floor. Once you've mastered the exercises barefoot, try them in your various performance shoes.  Three exercises to develop strong ankles   Rolls Begin with feet in parallel first position. Lift left heel off the floor by rolling up to the ball of the foot (count 1). Continue lifting heel and rolling through the ball of the foot to rest in a toe point. Feel it work through th Continue

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NEW DANCERS...Why choose Just For Kix?

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Posted on 15 November, 2012 at 3:15 pm

We except new dancers all season long!  With all the performance opportunities we are always starting fresh with a new routine throughout the dance season. Why Dance with Just For Kix: Affordable dance classes Small time committment Perform 3-4 times per season Age appropriate uniforms Variety of dance styles in Core Classes (ballet & jazz fundamentals, focus on precision) Extra classes/styles offered for those who want additional dancing Fun for ALL experience levels Work to improve technique, build self-esteem, and promote team work A caring environment where each child MATTERS! Contact Director Melanie McCormick at roseville_mn@justforkix.com for additional questions about our classes. Continue

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Birthday Parties with Just For Kix

Posted by Melanie McCormick
Posted on 13 April, 2010 at 10:57 am

Have your son/daughter's birthday party extra special with Just For Kix. Contact Director Melanie McCormick at roseville_mn@justforkix.com to get a quote!

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