Hear it from a Dance Judge

WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST? by Miss Tara I love it when dancers don’t dance apologetically; when they are dancing full out, and connecting to their audience and music and are committed to their choreography; drawing us in, inviting us to be a part of what they are dancing; projecting to the balcony and beyond.  [ Read More ]

Platinum Splits Club!

It’s back…the PDC Splits Club! Flexibility is a major component to dance. A dancer’s flexibility affects form, alignment and proper technique – as well as prevents injury. Our splits club is a chance to promote proper stretching and reward the dancers for working on this inside, and outside of the studio. How do you join?  Our instructors will be observing [ Read More ]

Good Luck at Auditions

“I hope I get it. I hope I get it! How many people does he need?!” A classic line – not only from the famous musical, “A Chorus Line”, but it is also something I as a dancer find myself saying quite frequently when auditioning. As dancers, we are faced with a lot of auditions. [ Read More ]

A Reason to Stretch

There’s always time, space and a reason to Stretch! Even though our very busy comp season is over we are always preparing for the next year! Summer time is a great time to grow as a dancer and one of the best ways to do that is to make sure that you stretch during the off season- [ Read More ]

Prepping for Performance

Prepping for Performance Performance season is right around the corner…and that means it’s almost time to start packing your show bag, adding the final details to your costumes and shining up your shoes! Everyone has his or her own “prep” routine. For me, I like to start by making a checklist. On it is each [ Read More ]

Flexibility and the Dancer

Exploring how the human body works is of particular interest to dancers and no area is more exciting and emotionally charged than flexibility. It’s an important issue for dancers because it not only affects us functionally, but aesthetically as well. In the dance biz, functional mobility is part of a triad along with balance and [ Read More ]

Platinum Splits Club

Platinum Dance Center is super excited to introduce the PDC Splits Club! Flexibility is a major component to dance. A dancer’s flexibility affects form, alignment and proper technique – as well as prevents injury. Our splits club is a chance to promote proper stretching and reward the dancers for working on this inside, and outside of the studio. How do you [ Read More ]

Free Dance Classes?!

Hello dancers & parents – Miss Lexi here! I wanted to share somethings about an article I recently read written by a dad on why he doesn’t pay for dance lessons for his daughters anymore…Now don’t get too excited, he actually really does pay his dance bill, but he has a different way of looking [ Read More ]

START STRONG…END STRONG

START STRONG…END STRONG Hi Dancers! Miss Talya here writing to you all, hoping that you will find this blog post helpful to get yourselves into gear for the new season! We all know that starting everything at once is tough.. you’ve got a new school schedule, dance schedule, homework, other sports, etc. We’ve all been [ Read More ]