Category: Dance Wear

The clothes, shoes and accessories we love to dance in

DEAR SANTA,

I have been a very good dancer this year and plan on being even better next year with the help of these wonderful gifts…   A new leotard to make me feel my best in class A cosy wrap-over cardigan for those chilly winter mornings Some new shoes to help me point, tap, leap and […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL

It’s been a few weeks since we returned from our summer holidays and we’re finally getting back into the swing of things, shaking off the cobwebs and stretching out those creaky limbs so, like any school kid preparing for the new term with a new pencil case and uniform, we thought we’d round up our […]

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Vote Ready Steady Sauce

READY READY SAUCE are Scotland’s only all female bgirl crew.  From representing Scotland at battles all over the world to performing in the 2012 Paralympic Village they have had an extremely busy year and are very lucky to have been nominated as part of Stylist Magazine’s Fair Game Awards; promoting equality in sport. The crew […]

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Treats for Twinkle Toes

No idea what to get the dancer in your life for Christmas? We’ve scoured the internet for the dream gifts we’d love to find under the tree on Christmas day making life much easier for you! We’ve already covered leggings and tops that are perfect for dancing in so here are a few other ideas […]

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Top Temptations

Last week we rounded up our favourite leggings so it’s only right that we select a few dance-friendly tops to go with them. Generally, dance-friendly tops are long enough to prevent the annoying ‘ride-up’ situation, loose enough to skim over layers of sports bras and/or vests and slinky enough to wear under warm up layers, […]

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She’s Got Legs!

As well as being super comfy, our (ok, my!) favourite piece of legwear is highly practical for dancing in.  Leggings are ideal for helping teachers make sure your alignment is correct and you’re actually using all those muscles hidden by baggy joggers and they’re much more flattering than tights! Here’s a little round up of […]

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Summer Sale Now On!

So it may not feel like summer when the wind and rain is keeping you awake at night but the calender is insisting it’s June which can mean only one thing… SALE TIME! We’re cutting our t-shirt & hoodie prices by 30% – not too shabby at all!  So why not treat yourself and be […]

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What’s in the Bag?

Over the years every dancer learns what his or her ‘essentials’ are for a performance but for those of you starting out here’s our list of handy things to have in your performance bag… Dance shoes – nice and clean with the correct elastics, ribbons or laces Costumes – work from the inside out & […]

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Monthly Deal – May

On the 1st day of every month we offer you a fantastic special offer.  BUT, numbers are limited so if you’re not fast you’re last! 1st May Block of 4 classes for £16 PLUS a free Dance HQ bag for the first 10 customers! Save some cash and update your dance wardrobe with May’s monthly […]

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What Wayne Said!

Last week The Royal Ballet took over YouTube with a live stream covering the whole day’s rehearsals, interviews with dancers, choreographers & staff, music collaborations and much more.  I was working for most of the day so only managed to catch the last section where Wayne McGregor & Mark Ronson were discussing their latest collaboration […]

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