A Brief History of Broadway

By king willy on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 in Uncategorized. No Comments

How did one area in New York City become synonymous with musical theater all over the world? How did Broadway become Broadway? Like so many things in life, it was the result of a serendipitous accident. A Serendipitous Accident In 1866, a New York Theater entrepreneur had a problem. He had booked two properties— a French […]

Brief History of Jazz Dance

By king willy on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Although jazz dance is thought to be as American as apple pie, its roots are in Africa. This form of dance quickly became popular in early America and has continued to evolve, while enriching the lives of people of all age brackets. Put simply, jazz dance is any type of dance movements to jazz accompaniments. […]

The Beauty of Dancing En Pointe Begins With The Shoes

By king willy on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The Beauty of Dancing En Pointe Begins With The Shoes A long time ago, dancers didn’t perform in ballet slippers or pointe shoes. They wore heeled shoes that made certain movements more difficult. Imagine trying to perform a daring leap or execute the tiny steps of an allegro across the stage in hard shoes with […]

Dance Class Improves Posture Problems Caused by Overuse of Devices

By king willy on Friday, January 22nd, 2021 in Uncategorized. No Comments

How many times have you caught your kids crouched over their computer desk, laptop, or smartphone, sometimes for hours on end? Studies show that, over time, poor posture can have debilitating consequences. If someone in your family complains about a crick in their neck, an ache in their shoulders, or a tingling in their hands […]

From Block Parties To a Worldwide Culture: A Brief History of Hip-Hop

By king willy on Friday, February 14th, 2020 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Today, hip-hop is one of the world’s most popular and recognizable forms of music. Hip-Hop dance and culture is more prevalent than ever. What began as a freeform mixture of popular styles blaring at local block parties has evolved into a truly unique style that continues to inspire and excite fans worldwide. In recent years […]

Kitchen Dance Parties – Help Families Bond!

By king willy on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

It’s Winter and our kids’ time is primarily spent inside. If you’re a family with little ones, you know what that means — your kids have a LOT of energy! On top of that, they probably have fewer outlets for spontaneous exercise. It’s scientifically proven that dancing helps promote bonding, builds social connections, releases endorphins […]

Enhance Your Child’s Life with Creative Movement

By king willy on Monday, November 11th, 2019 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The beauty, skill, and athleticism of dance are easy to admire, and it’s an inspiration to all those who participate. Even simply observing a moving dance from afar can give a person chills. The potential, power, and creativity of the human body in motion is palpable. But nothing quite compares to the genuine reaction of […]