Life without ballet is "pointeless"!
I am Daisuke, an ex-professional ballet dancer and a qualified ballet teacher with two children and one wife!
"Pas de Dad" (Step of Dad) is created to share my experience of being a ballet dancer/teacher.
My Podcast is an exciting journey of discovery!
Listen to my interview with my Dads ballet dancers to explore the world of ballet from a different point of view!
Let me share the world of ballet through my eyes!
Season 1, Lesson 4; "Life of ballet dancer in abroad" with Sam Bishop
Welcome to my podcast, "Pas De Dad".
Today, I share my interview with my best dad's friend, Sam Bishop.
He is a principal ballet dancer with Serbian National Ballet, we shared many performances together!
I am going to interview sam about the life of being a professional ballet in abroad.
Sam will share his challenge, struggle and his success abroad, and his secret of success!
It s going to be an exciting discussion!
Season 1, Lesson 3; "Ballet, Theatre and Economy" with Oliver Eastwood
Pas de Dad Lesson 3
Today's guest is one of my great Dad's friends, Oliver Eastwood.
We met through a ballet career. We share so many fun and exciting memories together!
Oliver will share his experience of an unusual dancing career, as he had ever trained at a vocational ballet school! And, "How"?
Not just that, he also decided to step out from being a professional ballet dancer at the age of 25! But, "Why"?
His thoughts, struggle and decision, he will share all with us today!
He now currently works at one of the biggest theatres outside of London.
Oliver will also tell us the "real voice" of the current situation of British theatres.
Is it going to be an intense episode?!
An introduction 00:40
Why and How Oliver started ballet?! 03:40
What was his first professional job and experience? 05:55
How did Oliver and Daisuke meet? 08:50
What is the secret of his training? 09:56
How come Oliver retired from performing at the young age of 25? 17:02
Oliver tells us about real Covid-19 effects on theatres 22:25
What can we do to save theatres? 31:45
Centre Parcs or Bluestone? 34:27
season 1, Lesson 2; Strength & Body Conditioning with Chris Taggart
Today, I have invited Chris Taggart, who is a specialist in "Strength & Body Conditioning".
Through my interview, Chris will tell us all the secret of strength & conditioning!
Injury recovery and prevention talks are fascinating, not just for dancers, athletes, but to all the people who experience physical pain, especially for people who run!
Chris shares the story about the dancer who forced to retire from ballet at the of 26, SHOCKING! What happened to her, and why? Besides, how the incidence changed Chris?! Find it all out!
00:32 Introduction- What is "Strength & Conditioning"? Who is Chris? his background.
06:49 How it works?-How S&C (Strength & Conditioning) can supports dancers and athletes?
09:07 Professional -The difference between professional dancers and students.
13:20 Injury recovery/prevention-How to re-arrange your body?
28:04 Runners' Injury-What happened to a synchronised swimmer who began to run during the lock-down?!
34:04 Running for dancers-is it good or bad?!
40:00 Chris' Ambition- the story of the ballet dancer who forced to retire at the age of 26.
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See you in my next episode!
Season 1, Lesson 1 Welcome to Pas de DAD!
With my first episode, I will share my journey of ballet training.
"Why" the hell I started ballet at the age of 16?!
"Where" I lived through my journey! Plymouth-Scolatland-Manchester-Serbia-Wales in 6 years!
"What" on the earth made me want to take myself to ballet lesson in a foreign country!?
"How" I began ballet training after I had many rejections from the local ballet schools in Plymouth?!
"When" I left Japan, what was my plan?
Find out about all in my first episode! You will enjoy my lessons even more after getting to know me a bit more!