To round out our amazing new staff, here is a quick introduction to two more teachers that we are lucky to call part of our dance family! Please give them a warm welcome.
For those of you who are attending the Nexus Dance Convention, below is the schedule...
Our New Teachers … Take Two
Did we mention that we think we have the best teachers around? Well, we do! Here’s a little detail about two more of our new teachers this year.
Aria Faddis teaches ballet for us. She is a Boise native who graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance with an emphasis in teaching. She started dancing when she was 13, and has had the opportunity to work with choreographers from all over the U.S. Aria has experience in multiple styles of ance including ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, and musical theatre.
A Spotlight on Two of Our New Teachers
Here at DU, we take an immense amount of pride in the quality of our teachers! We
are so excited to have added several amazing professionals to our staff this year, and
we want to highlight them! Here is an intro to two of them:
Barbara Wescott is our Ballet Director. She began taking ballet in Boise after seeing
the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo when she was 8 years old. She eventually trained at
the Ballet Major Program at the University of Utah, where she also received a
Any time you’re doing physical activity, it’s important to feed your body the right fuel, but especially when it comes to dancing. Dance classes require lots of focus, energy, and strength. Eating a healthy snack before class can help with energy levels, attention spans, muscle soreness, muscle conditioning, preventing cramps, and more.
Here are some snacks that are great fuel for dancing bodies:
• Peanut butter and banana :: The potassium in a banana helps with muscle soreness, and the peanut butter provides protein for energy.
Welcome back everyone, and a big welcome to our new dancers! We are so excited
for this new dance season. Our teachers have spent the summer planning classes,
music, choreography and costumes that we hope you’ll love. So as we kick off the
semester, we thought it would be useful to put together a few notes for your first
class—It’s a nice reminder for both new and returning dancers!
1. Get the details. Knowing what time your class starts, which day, and in which
studio will make your first day much smoother. (But rest assured, our staff is
Our barre workout classes are a great way to get your body strong and long! A low impact workout to a fun mix of music is a great way to challenge your strength. Our barre & yoga certified instructor is also a trained dancer so she brings a wide range of knowledge and movement to class!
Try your first class for free! Email us at email@example.com and we will issue you your first complimentary class!
2016-2017 Competition Teams
Congrats to all the dancers who are part of our competition teams! We are so excited for this upcoming season and we are thrilled at the talented group of dancers that we will be able to work with!
*All competition team dancers are required to take at least 6 ballet and 6 jazz technique classes throughout the summer.
*Do not wait to register! Classes fill quickly and you want to ensure that you have a spot in the classes you need/want to take.
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Dance Unlimited Competition Team Dancers! Please don't forget that you need to go on to your Studio Director account (or go to our website and create one by going to the Tuition & Registration tab) and register for YOUR team under the 2016-2017 Competition Teams tab by 8pm tonight (Friday the 27th). This will ensure that you receive important information via email regarding your summer class requirements and class suggestions.
Coach: Christina Shell