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1956BD 06-06-2019 10:01 AM


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Katluv 06-05-2019 04:55 PM



1956BD 06-05-2019 04:30 PM

Sbkangas5 06-05-2019 04:25 PM

other than Maddie, what are the other original girls doing now?
Have you seen the whole JoJo craze? Some marketing genius with that one!
Sbkangas5 06-05-2019 04:23 PM

Too fake for me and Iím not even certain the competitions they go to are real....feel like I read they were made just for the show.
They are. They have been banned from most competitions. Our studio has been contacted a few times to see if we will compete against them (nope!). We have seen some of Abby's dancers at other competitions but they aren't the dance mom girls and no cameras or anything crazy.

I didn't realize it was back on. Kind of funny in a ridiculous sort of way!
1956BD 06-05-2019 03:38 PM

Wow! That was difficult and they did it and stayed together as a team. So much better than their group performance the week before about prayer. That is an incredible improvement. Can't wait to see next week.

1956BD 06-05-2019 11:56 AM

bUt if these girls truly want to be professional dancer they need to be confident and tough as the field is very critical. I don't like when she calls a child a loser. That is just wrong. The criticism always needs to be directed at their craft. JMO

Claire 06-05-2019 11:51 AM

I was pretty impressed with the dancers too. It seems like Abby has a lot more perspective now, even though she still seems pretty cut throat.

1956BD 06-05-2019 08:49 AM

I can't help myself I just do. I mute the TV if the parents start being ugly. I am sure it is all acting anyway. (well most of it) The way her students love her I think Abby must really be nice sometimes. We just don't get to see it as producers think the mean teacher is more entertaining for TV. But I do mute Abby often as well. I want to see the dancers practice, learn and perform. That's why I watch this show.

The new kids are fabulous! What a keen eye Abby has for choosing excellent dancers. Amazing! I have a minor in dance and believe me it is difficult to catch all the little mistakes she sees. Although I am sure many of them like toes not pointed are repeated mistakes. So after a while you would be looking to see if they are correcting that repeated issue.

Pressley has great extension. Sarah has good jumps. Savannah is very expressive. You can feel the emotion of the dance from her. Brady is the best dancer in my opinion. His form is flawless and he has great strength for his jumps and leaps. Gianina , is the brunette who wears little cat ears all the time. She is an amazing dancer but she projects so much that she will be better at solos than performing with the group. Those are all the new ones I can remember right now. I look forward to watching them grow in their dance performing skills on this new season of the show.

Claire 06-05-2019 07:22 AM

I watched it. I certainly hope those parents are fake. The way they act is ridiculous. The one girl Hannah that can't get a complete thought out of her mouth without her mom telling her what to think/say....omg.

I have seen some bad soccer moms but they don't hold a candle to this. lol.

Illini Teacher 06-05-2019 06:14 AM

My daughter is a competitive dancer. I can’t handle the harsh treatment and it’s not even close to real. Studios learn routines over the summer/fall and compete those perfected routines in the winter/spring. Too fake for me and I’m not even certain the competitions they go to are real....feel like I read they were made just for the show.

Just my take...sure they are good dancers, but really other than Maddie, what are the other original girls doing now?


RetiredKat 06-05-2019 04:36 AM

I watched parts of it. I enjoyed it the first few seasons. It seems to me that as the seasons went by the arguments increased and had gotten nastier between the adults, probably to help with ratings. After the shows the adults probably all got together at a bar and celebrated their performances. IMO, it's getting tiresome. I also wonder what long term effects the adults' behavior will have on the children no matter how well adjusted the children are now.

I remember reading that when she appeared on Dancing With the Stars the professional dancers did not approve of her style of teaching. Can you imagine what would happen to us if we treated the children as well as the parents the same way?

Maybe I could turn off the sound and just watch the dancers!

cruxian 06-05-2019 02:34 AM

Me! I was so glad to see your post because I wanted to talk about it. What did you think?

1956BD 06-04-2019 08:32 PM

Did anyone else watch the start of Dance Moms Tuesday night?

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