Why you shouldn’t quit dance to study

Why you shouldn’t quit dance to study

By Deborah Storer Director and Qualified Dance Teacher p.s. Dance saved Deb’s life!!!! One thing that everyone has in common is that we all feel stress. Young people in Australia experience very high stress in schools, which has negative impacts on their...
8 TIPS to have a Positive Mindset

8 TIPS to have a Positive Mindset

Jaime Dungar (ex-staff member of Backstreet, now at University) As a dancer having a positive mindset is crucial for development of yourself as a dancer and a person. Whether you have been dancing for a long time, just started or don’t dance at all it is important to...
5 Tips for better Stretching Techniques!

5 Tips for better Stretching Techniques!

By Hayley Verwey (ex-staff member, now at University) Breathe through your stretches. Breathing while you stretch is so important as it ensures oxygen is getting to all your muscles – when you go into a stretch breathe out all the way to enable a deeper stretch....
Why do we dance?  Why should we dance?

Why do we dance? Why should we dance?

According to the Australian official guidelines we should be striving towards 60 minutes of exercise (per week), to decrease chances of illness and motivate a positive mindset.  Dance is a  great option for anyone looking to grow and develop new skills. A Backstreet...
5 Reasons Why Failure is Okay

5 Reasons Why Failure is Okay

By Tamika Kahsnitz (ex-staff member of Backstreet)  Why is the opposite of success Failure? We have all heard these words before, we all remember how it makes you feel, how we dwell on it. Knowing how to cope with failure and learn from it in a healthy way should be...