I think back to my dancing days and wish I had known to incorporate these types of exercise into my daily regimen. It was an hour cardio and free weights slog at the gym immediately after an entire day of rehearsals - thinking I was doing the right thing to stay lean and strong. The short intervals of a HIIT workout, and fun, challenging exercises with a time limit are a perfect balance of discipline and just plain, simple whole body motion.
Creating your own color scheme can be a bit intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be complicated. There are a number of ways you can find inspiration to create a color palette that will support your next project.
These are the tools I have in my designer belt for costume design and apparel prototyping. Tried and true, I think they can work for you, too!
Blurring the lines between traditional ballet and everyday arenas - like studio and living room, or tutu and pajamas (I mean, lots can be done in a baggy T-shirt and sweatpants!) - is no easy move. But consistently voiced by my peers, is the concern for finding fashion that doesn’t skimp on performance.
There are many ways to describe the rollercoaster, or spiral, or total bagunça (this is the Portuguese word for “mess” that is used in my household) that is the creative process -- but the common theme is that creating something from nothing will always feel like organized chaos.