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Five Things To ALWAYS Keep In Your Dance Bag

Dancers basically live out of their dance bags... something you probably already know! Being a dancer, you must be prepared to face any challenge that arises in the studio or on stage. So what should you keep in your dance bag?!

These five items will make a BIG difference when you need them, but are still small enough to save room in your bag for the rest of your shoes and accessories. You'll wonder how you ever went to a dance competition, rehearsal, or recital without them! 

5 Packing Essentials for Summer Intensive

School is out, recital is over, SUMMER IS HERE and it's time for your dance intensive! You may be traveling across the country for a Summer Intensive program, so that means a lot of prepping and packing. This can be stressful, but Covet Dance is here to keep you prepared!

Keep reading for our "Top 5 Packing Essentials" and don't forget to download and print "The Complete Summer Intensive Checklist"!

 

Tips for a Successful Recital

Recital season is the best time of year for dancers. It's a way to show your family how hard you've worked, make memories with your dance friends, and one of the last times you perform on stage before heading off to summer intensive or starting a new season. 

Recital can also be stressful! There's choreography to memorize, costumes to rhinestone, skills to perfect and many other factors that puts pressure on dancers. Keep reading for tips to make this year a stress free, successful recital!

Self-Care Ideas For Dancers

Dance is both physically and mentally challenging and is incredibly demanding on your body. Spending time to nurture yourself and use products that specifically address dancer concerns is so important for your wellbeing. Here are some great self-care ideas to treat yourself after a long day of working hard at the studio! 

2021 Dancer Horoscopes

What does 2021 have in store for you as a dancer? The past year brought many unexpected changes to, say the least, but the new year brings in a feeling of optimism and excitement for the dance community. Read this blog to get a glimpse of what awaits you!

Kick Start Your Audition Prep with our Top 5 Audition Tips
Audition Season often comes those moments when you start to get timid before tryouts. It’s okay, we all feel that, and we know that the tips listed below will not only help you during your audition, but they’re something you can put into play in almost every aspect of your life. So grab a pen and take notes!
One of Our Fall Favorites! Harvest Popcorn
Fall means many things to different people. For some it's a reminder that pumpkins will line the streets, for others it's an indication they need to make a run to the closest pumpkin-spice-latte serving coffee shop. For us it means two things... it's audition season, and it's time for free candy from trick-or-treating!
It's Almost Time to Get Spooky!
With school back in session, summer has officially come to a close. Don't be sad, that means we get to soon experience the brightly colored leaves, the smell of pumpkin spice filling the coffee shops and one of every dancer's favorite things...costumes! 
3 Tricks to Remembering the Top 15 Ballet Terms

When it comes to ballet terms, it can seem like you're learning another language - and unless you're fluent in french, you are!

In the latest issue of Dance Teacher Magazine, we stumbled across three simple ways to help you remember the top 15 ballet terms.

5 Dance Photography Mistakes you need to Stop Making!
    #1 STAGE MAKEUP ON SET Keep makeup a step up from street & two steps down from stage. There's a reason they call it stage makeup, because it belongs on the stage, not in your photo shoot. You...