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How to take criticism

“When you are calm you will be able to understand the teacher’s corrections and put them into practice.”

DEAR DANCER, You’re right, learning to take criticism is a necessary step. Dancers regularly face the opinions of teachers, directors, the general public, dance critics and even their own families. And while we know that most criticism is well intended, we also know it is not always considerately delivered. So, I advise developing a ritual or a space

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