Hungry for more Modern Dance?

Youth Yoga:

Do you know we are what we eat? Here are the 10 healthiest foods:

Looking for fun, creative activities to do while you are safe at home? Check out this: https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

This site suggests how to turn any walk into a nature walk. What a great idea!

An Alum from The Wooden Floor has her own YouTube channel. Check out Active Pilates with Evelyn. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u_YL53-PHjE

Peridance in NYC is offering FREE classes weekly in multiple genres.

Movement Research, also in NYC has classes to share.

This ballerina combines the fun of falling to the floor with the rigor and grace of ballet. Watch it on a short study break.

Boys dance too:

Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside talk about what it’s like to be professional dancers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soorTllE2Sk


They are teaching class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11am on Instagram (suggested for levels 6 & up who identify as advanced dancers) Be your own teacher and dance safely. @isabellaboylston and @jamesbwhiteside

A long, but wonderful documentary about King Louis the XIV. Remember who he is? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTJIlFhg85Q&t=22s

This site has compiled countless dance resources for us all to use. It lists classes you can take in numerous genres, as well as links to live performances that are only available for a limited time. Don’t miss this opportunity to see famous dance works not usually available for free!


Instagram Live: David Dorfman will be live every Monday 9am PST

  • He covers topics ranging from where he finds inspiration, his love of dance citizens, and his belief that movement is necessary
  • The live events are half an hour and causal and fun in nature

Instagram Live: Merce Cunningham Trust

  • Daily online Cunningham warmups at 1pm EDT Monday-Friday

Paul Taylor Documentary 

  • The Paul Taylor (academy award- nominated) 1997 documentary is streaming on various platforms! It’s an accurate depiction of life in a dance company in the 90’s. (and kinda like an old school home video)

You can find it here:

VIMEO ~ https://vimeo.com/ptamd/dancemaker

PTAMD WEBSITE ~ ptamd.org/dancemaker

YOUTUBE ~ https://youtu.be/K07lVisGJSw

Would you like to learn more about ballet history? 

Start here, and if it’s interesting to you watch other videos from the Ballet Evolved series. We recommend Marie Taglioni, Anna Pavlova, Marius Petipa, and any others that catch your eye.

A scene from Giselle

A scene from La Bayadere

Julie Kent (Miss Jenn’s favorite ballerina when she was your age), in Le Corsaire. This one is about pirates!