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International Dance Day

International Dance Day

As a child being raised on a film diet of “Singing In The Rain”, “The Sound Of Music” and “West Side Story”, I was lead to believe that seemingly random people spontaneously breaking into perfectly choreographed dance routines was the norm.

FIBO 2016 is over

FIBO 2016 is over

FIBO 2016 is over and it was difficult leaving Cologne with so many fitness guides and bottles of Kölsch to fit into our luggage. Fortunately there are some incredibly useful videos on the internet to help desperate souvenir hoarders such as myself, pack a bag.

Sunyard Pilates Club Barre Workout

Sunyard Pilates Club Barre Workout

There is more than just one way to enjoy music at a club. Sunyard Pilates Club offers an alternative that won’t leave you with morning after regrets and a debilitating headache. With thoroughly enjoyable workouts done to the energetic beats of music, a SYPC® training session seems more like a night out than a workout at a fitness studio.

FIBO is back!

FIBO is back!

Dust off your dumbbells and start popping your vitamin supplements, FIBO is back! The convention runs between the 7th to the 10th of April and you’ll be hard pressed to find a greater concentration of six-packs and bodies glistening in baby oil.

A new chapter begins

A new chapter begins

It’s done.

What you’re looking at now is the result of many long hours of conceptualizing, programming, writing, translating and an unforgivable number of coffees. It’s been a long journey, but we’ve finally made it without completely dissolving our stomach lining from the excessive caffeine.

The painful secret of ballet

The painful secret of ballet

It is somewhat ironic that the beauty of ballet hides a painful secret that most observers are unaware of. You won´t realise it by looking at the athletic, graceful and fluid movements of the dancer. The secret hides deep within the performer’s shoes.

What do you think is the most popular ballet of all time?

What do you think is the most popular ballet of all time?

The next time you feel like an adrenaline shot of culture and decide to go watch Swan Lake, the version you’ll be seeing will most likely be the Petipa-Ivanov-Drigo staging. Today, it’s the most popular version used by ballet companies.

California Dancewear put on a show at the Expo Danza Milano

California Dancewear put on a show at the Expo Danza Milano

Each year the Expo Danza Milano hosted in Italy, brings together thousands of enthusiastic dancers from across Europe. Over the three day event, people experience an array of performances and the opportunity to listen to lectures from some of the leading national and international artists in dance.

What does a ballet company have in similar with a business company?

What does a ballet company have in similar with a business company?

A ballet company is remarkably similar to a business company. Both have a dress code, both utilise the pirouette (some with the help of swivel chairs) and both involve lots of dancing. Although for some, this usually occurs after four hours of drinking at the pub each Friday after work.

Studio Ritmo hosts Piloxing® Barre

Studio Ritmo hosts Piloxing® Barre

Riding an exercise bike for fifteen minutes at the gym and then enjoying the reward of a hamburger or two with a double serving of cheese, is one of my favourite work outs. But for those of you who feel exercise should be a physically rewarding activity that leaves you better off, then Piloxing® Barre may be for you.

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