Summer Sessions at Miss Corrine’s School of Dance

Summer is here but the dance classes continue!  Miss Corrine’s School of Dance is IMG_0686offering several camps and classes during July and August for ages 4 to 75 listed below.  Keep dancing this summer!

All Dance Camps and classes are located at 622 Victoria St in Nelson, BC.      


Classes are limited.   Register online now by clicking this link:

Term One of the second year of Miss Corrine’s School of Dance will begin September 14th.

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Plié: To Bend

The plié, meaning to bend, is inherent in all dance movements and is one of the essential techniques of ballet.   The plié is a movement, not a position, that a dancer moves through to get to the next step.

As the plié is so important it is one of the first exercises executed at the barre.  Why do we practice the plié?  Why is it so important?

The plié strengthens the legs, increase turnout, and helps to feel your centre of balance.  It warms up the entire leg.  The fundamental role of the plié is to lower and lift the body’s centre with proper alignment.  The plié acts as a spring to move the upper body vertically or to propel it through space.  To plié is to practice your jumping legs.

If a dancers plié is not well aligned, all technique will suffer.

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