• Cheryl Ale interviewed on Blog Talk Radio’s – Book Journey

    Jenn McRobbie interviews author Cheryl Ale on the writing and publishing of her book, The Spark: The Legacy that Changed the Dance World.

  • The Spark – The Legacy that Changed the Dance World

    You are the legacy, together we are the Spark. We created a body of work together to reignite the passion of teaching classical ballet.

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  • RPM is a systematic teaching philosophy that addresses the whole student, fostering confidence and common sense while training the body to move effortlessly.

    For dance teachers, RPM is a set of tools for you to use to help your students achieve their full potential.

    RPM is also a network of like-minded members who share your values and share experiences and encouragement. RPM master teachers have the experience and expertise to help with virtually all aspects of dance pedagogy. In short, we are a growing family that is changing ballet for the better. As your involvement grows, we welcome you to become the next RPM master teacher. We believe that RPM gives you an edge. The students get better, the teachers impart wisdom of the body and spirit, the studio gains prestige because parents know that their child is treated with love while being challenged to develop their art.

“Her ability to teach dancers and teachers is truly exceptional.”

Victoria Leigh
Former Soloist American Ballet Theatre, National Ballet of Canada, Teacher of the Jo Anna Kneeland and Ruth Petrinovic Principles of Movement

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