Kansas Ballet, a great supporter of Topeka Health and Wellness Magazine and of improving the healthfulness of their students through disciplined training in the art of ballet, will be presenting its 7th Annual Summer Showcase at 7:00 p.m. at Topeka Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 27. Act I features guest artists Nicole Graniero and … Continue reading Kansas Ballet’s Wizard of Oz!
By Stephanie Heston and Alexander Smirnov Kansas Ballet Academy It's that time again...parents begin the mad dash to enroll their kids in the best summer camps in Topeka. And there are many to choose from! Summer camps are considered as one of the best ways to keep the children engaged during the summer time. … Continue reading 4 benefits of summer dance camps
To be a Nutcracker dancer requires extreme dedication – and at a time when many family and friends are enjoying fatty treats and lounging around watching football. What health lessons can Nutcracker dancers share to help everyone enjoy a more fit lifestyle during this holiday season? Enjoy your food, but watch your portions! It’s completely … Continue reading 6 disciplines for living healthy like a Nutcracker dancer
By Stephanie Heston and Alexander Smirnov, Kansas Ballet Company Are you one of those parents who is frantically looking for something for your child to do during summer vacation? Have you thought about sending them to Summer Dance Camp? It can be a great opportunity for your kids! Here are 5 benefits of Summer Dance … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Summer Dance Camps
With the start of a new year, you may be considering your options for improving your health in 2018. You have options – gym, kickboxing, daily walks or jogging, starting a new diet – but an option you may not have considered for yourself or your child is taking ballet classes. Why should ballet classes … Continue reading Benefits of ballet you may not know about
At Christmas time, Topeka is blessed with multiple performances of the ballet classic, The Nutcracker. Dancers prepare for several months to burst out onto the stage wearing their tutus, costumes and pointe shoes with perfect coordination among dancers to Tchaikovsky’s classical music (at our own version of The Nutcracker, we are especially blessed to be … Continue reading Healthy Lessons from Nutcracker Dancers