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FORMER ABT BALLERINA RONI MAHLER TO TEACH
AT 2011 DANCELIFE TEACHER CONFERENCE
NORTON, MA, March 25, 2011
Roni Mahler, who performed principal roles with American Ballet Theatre and the National Ballet of Washington, DC, will share ballet-teaching tips with dance teachers and school owners from across the United States at this year’s DanceLife Teacher Conference.
She will lead sessions on ballet technique for ages 6 to 8 as well as ages 9 to 11, along with “Beginner Pointe Work” and “Intermediate/Advanced Ballet Technique” at the conference, held July 30 through August 2 at the Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Mahler, who began her career as a teenager with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, is currently the artistic associate of Dennis Nahat’s Ballet San Jose in California. She teaches open adult classes in her native New York City, where her credits also include The Ailey School, Ballet Tech, the Joffrey School, and The Juilliard School. A former director of dance at Kansas State University, she initiated the KSU dance degree program.
She also has created a “Ballet Movement for the Athlete” program and produced numerous ballet CDs, three ballet instruction DVDs, and a stretch DVD for flexibility and range of motion.
For more information about the DanceLife Teacher Conference, visit www.dancestudiolife.com/dltc/.