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Competition Recap: 2018 Midwestern & Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Championships  

Posted by Meagan on Feb 14, 2018

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This past January, synchronized skating teams across all levels competed at the Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Championships held in Wichita, Kansas! Of course our favorite part about the event is cataloging all of the skating dress trends!  This year we saw a lot of deep-v necklines, plenty of ombres, and the ever-trending vibrant colors that pop on the ice.

Check out a few of the teams we were proud to have outfitted with their #LineUpLook below! 

 Special shout out to KrPhotogs Photography LLC for these awesome pics! 

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Topics: Synchronized skating, Competition & Event Recaps

Increase Your Flexibility With These 4 Stretches for Dance

Posted by Meagan on Feb 8, 2018

increase flexibility for dancers with these stretches

 

Flexibility is a fundamental skill for dancers and athletes. The ability to move your body freely will make the execution of skills and exercise much easier. Many dancers struggle with flexibility in their hamstrings and hips, but what they don’t know is that tightness in their hamstrings is directly related to a tight back and tight glutes (buttock region).

These four moves are going to pay special attention to hips, back, glutes, and hamstrings. Put all four moves together to increase your dance flexibility for a lower split, longer extensions, and more open hips.

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Topics: Coaching Tips, Competition Resources

Team Spotlight: VCU Gold Rush Dancers' Bold Mesh Uniforms

Posted by Meagan on Feb 8, 2018

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Team: Virginia Commonwealth University Gold Rush Dance Team 
Director,  Coach and Choreographer: Vicki Wells & Assistant Director Christian Edwards
Location: Richmond, VA
Style: College Dance Team

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Topics: Team Spotlight, College

Team Spotlight: Super Bowl Bound Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders

Posted by Meagan on Feb 1, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders Vera Wang designed uniforms

We are SO excited for the upcoming Super Bowl 52 - hosted at US Bank Stadium in our hometown, Minneapolis, MN! The whole city is bursting with energy, and we can't wait to welcome the Patriots and the Eagles to the wintery north!

We don't want to pick a favorite - but our longtime customer, the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders have such a fun set of looks, we can't help but feature them before their Super Bowl 52 debut! 

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Topics: Cheer, Pom & Gameday, Team Spotlight, Professional Cheer - NFL

Team Spotlight: Cedar Rapids Prairie Poms' Heartfelt Season

Posted by Meagan on Jan 31, 2018

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Team: Prairie Poms
Director/Head Coach: Natasha Leas
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA 
Style: High School Dance Team- Contemporary 

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Topics: High School, Team Spotlight, Jazz, Lyrical, & Contemporary

Competition Recap: 2018 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships 

Posted by Meagan on Jan 30, 2018

 synrhonized skating dresses at eastern skating championships

Many synchronized skating teams across all levels competed at the Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectionals in Fort Meyers, Florida, this month!  From a whimsical La La Land  theme, to an exotic Avatar theme - we had so much fun seeing all of the fabulous synchronized skating dresses from the event!

Check out a few of the teams we were proud to have outfitted with their #LineUpLook below!


 

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Topics: Synchronized skating, Competition & Event Recaps

Team Spotlight: University of Alabama Dance Team - Loud and Proud at UDA Nationals! 

Posted by Meagan on Jan 28, 2018

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Team: University of Alabama Dance Team
Coach: Morgan Williams
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Style: Collegiate Dance Team - Pom and Hip Hop

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Topics: Team Spotlight, College, Competition & Event Recaps

Team Spotlight: Waupaca Dance Team's Colorful Jazz and Pom Dresses

Posted by Meagan on Jan 24, 2018

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Team: Waupaca High School Dance Team 
Head Coach: Amy Marcom
Location: Waupaca, WI 
Style: High School Dance Team - Jazz and Pom 

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Topics: Cheer, Pom & Gameday, Team Spotlight, Jazz, Lyrical, & Contemporary

5 Best Exercises for Dancers to Increase Jump Height and Power!

Posted by Meagan on Jan 19, 2018

 

increase dancers jump height and power

 

As athletes, dancers have the ability to focus their strength and power in many different ways. Being aware of which muscles will be best for a variety of skills will help build strength and level of skill, beyond just technique. These exercises will not only increase jump height and power, but also build long lean muscles in your dancer’s legs!

 

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Topics: Coaching Tips, Competition Resources

Your No Stress Pro Cheer Audition Checklist 

Posted by Meagan on Jan 18, 2018

 

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It's officially audition season for pro cheer and dance teams! That means it's time to get prepared - do you have your audition outfit, routine, and important dates organized in one place? We've compiled a a general timeline to follow before your audition, with a few tips and tricks to keep you on track and looking your best!  Our biggest tip: plan at least 3-6 months in advance of your tryout date to be prepared!  Read on to find out more.

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Topics: Professional Dance - NBA, Tryouts & Auditions, Professional Cheer - NFL

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