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Dancer Christmas Gift List

Dancer Christmas Gift List

So, I previously shared my top buys for tiny dancers, but what about the rest? The serious students, those with a proffessional career, the ones who have seemingly everything?! At this ppint, it’s all about style! Here’s a fee ideas you may not have thought of but that they are sure to appreciate.

Training aids

Whether they are a student, pre vocactional, or proffesional, a dancer’s work is never done. There is always something that can be honed and strenghtened. Tendu World sell a range of equipment designed to help dancers stretch, strengthen and stabilise key the key areas of a dancer’s body, helping them make the top of their game, and stay there.

Novelty leotard

At this point in their dance life, they will probably already have a vast selection of leotards in their collection, so something with the novelty factor is sure to make them smile! This reindeer print leotard from Basilica Dancewear is perfect for the run up to Christmas and get everyone in the festive mood!

Customisable skirts

Along with a draw full of leotards, they’ll most certainly have a few ballet wraps thrown in. Something like this ballet skirt from Freda Silk thought will set them apart. With a stunning choice of floaty fabrics in an array of colours and prints, not to mention custom options such as lenght, cut and waitband, you can really create a perfect gift for your dancer.

Warm ups

Doesn’t matter which genre of dance, every dancer LOVES warm ups, especially at this time of year. This woolen unitard from Dancewear Central keep the whole body warm without restricting movement. They also sell a huge range of seperates, from the big top brands, if layering up was more your dancer’s style.

Avtivewear

Dancers will quite often hit the gym, do a class or go for a jog as a form of cross training and keeping fit. Move Dancewear have a fab range of activewear made with dancers in mind, so they can be just as stylish and expressive out of the studio.

Dance books

Knowing your dance history and iconic figures in the dance world is imperative for understanding the fundamentals of technique and how dance came to be what it is today. Oberon Books specialise in publishing books for the arts. With everything from famous dancer autobiographies, choreographic and technical how tos, to company year books, there is something to inspire every dancer.

Dance bags

These days, a dancer will need a huge amount of items to take for a full day at the studio. Something like this Capezio Duffle Bag ticks not only the practical box with multi compartments and fastenings, but gets a gold star in the style stakes, and will give other dancers bag envy!

There we have it. A list of items and ideas that are sure to earn you a few extra brownie points and will have your dancer strutting their way into the new year.

Merry Christmas

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Tiny Dancer Christmas Gift List

Tiny Dancer Christmas Gift List

It’s that time of year when children everywhere are compiling their lists ready to send to the big man for Christmas. Thankfully, I’m giving him a helping hand this year, with this collection of gift ideas for younger dancers, which are sure to leave little dancers prancing round like the Sugar Plum Fairy!

Fancy Leotards

Most dance schools have a uniform policy in place for everyday classes, but it’s nice to have something a little bit different for workshops and free classes, to help little dancers feel special. For example, Dancewear Central stock a range of big brands leotards like these pretty Bloch and Capezio ones, with something to suit every personality and occasion!

Activity Books

Keep small hands active between classes or on long journeys to competitions with some dance related activity books! These ones from Ballet Boutique London are perfect for tiny ballerinas to stick, cut and play the spare time away. Good thinking dance mama!

Ballet Stories

Educate little minds with some colourful retellings of the classic ballet productions. This range also sold by Ballet Boutique London have the perfect balance between a narrative easy for children to follow and beautiful illustrations to capture their imagination! They also include a mini glossary to help them learn some basic steps and movements!

Hair Accessories

The bun head life rules! Teach your tiny dancer the importance of having neat hair for class with some hair accessories. This hair organizer box from Floral Buns Co. includes everything they need for that perfect bun, including a brush, bobbles, and even a bun garland for those extra special occassions! You’ll never need to search for those pesky vanishing grips again!

Subscription box

The gift that keeps on giving! With My Ballet Box it will feel like Christmas every month with their dancer subscription box being delivered by Mr Postman! Each box contains a stash of dance goodies with a maximum total value of £100! The have monthly or quarterly subscriptions to choose from, as well as gift vouchers that can be sent! Definitely happy mail!!

Tutu skirts

Tutus aren’t only for dance shows! Let your little prima feel like a princess all the time, with a tulle skirt! These tutu skirts from Six Stories are perfect for special occasions, parties, dress up AND dance shows! They come in a variety of cuatomisable colours and lengths to make sure the spotlight stays firmly on your tiny ballerina! *use code ALICIA15 for dicount*

So there we have it! A few ideas that will surely earn Father Christmas some extra brownie points this year! Those parents *ehem* elves better get busy!

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