LA Fitness Dance Classes

LA Fitness Recommends DanceLova Classes?

Because we’re so busy teaching dance classes all day in here, sometimes things go on in the world beyond our premise’s walls which we aren’t made aware of — that is, until students and friends make us aware of them. We should definitely get out more often. They mean our Dance Gym™ classes, we guess […]

Hip Hop Stereotypes

Hip Hop Stereotypes: Do’s & Don’ts

As I was doing some reading online today, I stumbled upon a website that literally made me chuckle. There are some Hip Hop stereotypes that I must debunk right here and now. At the same time, I hope that you’ll find some tidbits of information between the lines and get a realistic feel for what […]

Hip Hop Dance Basics

Hip Hop Dance: The Basics, First Routine

As a dancer that didn’t start out with formal training, one of my biggest struggles was learning how to choreograph a Hip Hop routine. Imagining something in your head and translating it into a routine is a big challenge! Here are a few tips and tricks to help you begin: 1) Remember to get low! […]

Joffrey West Summer Intensive Performance

An American Rendition of a Song Dynasty Poem

[VIDEO] July 27th’s spectacular performance at VPAC officially marked the grand opening of Joffrey West, the new dance program by Joffrey Ballet School. But if you’re thinking this was your typical beautiful dance recital on a Friday night — think again. Brilliantly organized by Joffrey West’s very own Artistic Director Alice Alyse, the event kicked […]

Ivy Chen ICN TV Interview

ICN TV Interviews Ivy Chen

[VIDEO] Take a famous ballet school from New York City, throw it right into the capital of entertainment of the world and what do you get? The result is a red carpet full of big-name dance choreographers and Hollywood celebrities, of course. From SYTYCD choreographer Mia Michaels to Modern Family star Sofia Vergara, to even […]