Jane Strickland
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Jane Strickland

Jane Strickland, a versatile dancer trained in all styles from Jazz, Hiphop, Musical Theatre to Classical Ballet. Born & raised in Auckland, Jane's professional career began after graduating from full time performing arts school "Dance World Studios" Melbourne, Australia. She spent many years performing within the corporate/commercial circle as well as the Musical Theatre world too. Jane spent 3 years travelling the world as a Principal Singer/Dancer for Norwegian Cruise Line where she worked with some of Broadway's top choreographers.

BarreFit is Fitness. Period
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BarreFit is Fitness. Period

Barre Workout BarreFit Fitness Many people think BarreFit is all about ballet or dance. That is a misconception. A BarreFit barre workout simply draws from ballet technique as a foundation, however it is not a ballet class. It is a fitness class that will give your body all the natural benefits that dancers get from...

BALLET ATTIRE
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BALLET ATTIRE

What is appropriate ballet attire for an adult ballet class? I believe firmly that one should prepare both mentally and physically for ballet class.Pulling on a pair of tights & leotards help the body feel “elongated”, encouraging the lengthening of the muscles in the legs. There is a subconscious change in your stance when you...

BarreFit The new Fitness Craze Sweeping the World
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BarreFit The new Fitness Craze Sweeping the World

Meet Tharina Bouwer our Barre Fit expert BarreFit is the new fitness craze that is sweeping the world. In most cases, Barre Fit will give you better results than other intense methods of fitness training. Sometimes a low-impact workout due to injury is a perfect alternative to the harsh, intense, routines otherwise available. BE CHALLENGED...

TURNOUT
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TURNOUT

Ballet class tips HOW TO FIND MY TURNOUT IN BALLET CLASS I am blogging today by request on the ever popular subject for dancers: TURNOUT! At Auckland Academy of Adult Ballet, we offer various workshops once a month to focus on a different area of need within a dancers body. Look out for our next...

ADULT BALLET IS BETTER
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ADULT BALLET IS BETTER

Learn ballet as an adult with Kathleen Curwen-Walker. L.I.S.T.D. Enrico Cecchetti Diploma ADULT BALLET IMPROVES LIFE SKILLS Kathy is an accomplished choreographer, and dance instructor. Classical ballet, and teaching adult students is her specialty. At Auckland Academy of Adult Ballet an environment is created where dancers can learn adult ballet, feeling safe and comfortable. Kathy...

ACHIEVE AMAZING THINGS!
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ACHIEVE AMAZING THINGS!

ADULT BALLET IS FOR EVERYBODY Many people that have had some involvement in ballet as a child. They can sometimes feel they are too old now, to take it up again. However, it’s never too late to develop a passion for dance. Children sometimes have dreams of being a dancer. They can sometimes give up...

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