It’s no secret that stretching can reduce muscle tension and increase range of motion. It can also help you master moves you didn’t realize you had before. Check out this 30 day challenge from blogilates that can have you mastering a split in no time!
2. Practice and Develop Musicality
You often hear your instructors talk about “musicality” within the songs that you’re dancing to, but what exactly is musicality? According to the ever reliable Urban Dictionary, musicality is a dancer’s ability to interpret musical elements into competitive choreography. This can involve listening to the song to the song several times in order to break down and isolate different instruments or voices within it. For some extremely useful tips on how to sharpen your musicality, visit this Steezy blog post on the topic.
3. Relate to the Music
Dancing is a lot more than just mastering the moves, it’s also about mastering your facial expressions, acting out a role, and truly telling a story. Check out some quick and effective tips from The Radio City Rockettes on how to easily improve your facial expressions during your performance.
…and if you’re still having trouble, check out this performance class from the expression queen herself, professional choreographer Janelle Ginestra:
4. Break out of your Comfort Zone
Have you been taking beginner classes and starting to master the choreography? Why not switch it up to a more advanced class or try some different classes like street jazz? You’ll have plenty of opportunities in the new year to switch up your routine! Check out the latest schedule here: Class Schedule
5. Practice at Home
Last, but not least, true dancers are created both inside and outside of the classroom. Nickelz Production provides you with in class choreography videos for you to study and practice up on your own time. Perfecting your routine takes hard work and dedication so why not make it a 2018 resolution to practice your dance skills? Your body will thank you for it!