Christmas Dance Gifts, Top 12 Christmas Gifts For Dancers In 2019
Christmas Dance Gifts 2019
It's that time of year again! Nutcracker tickets are on sale, mince pies are appearing in the supermarket and us dance teachers are all go with rehearsals for the festive performance season...
This can only mean one thing... Christmas is nearly here!
If the idea of traipsing round your local town trying to find dance related gifts is not your idea of fun, then don't panic!
At PDE Dance Supplies, we specialise in gifts for dancers.
In fact, we're dancers ourselves! We've also worked with hundreds of dance teachers, taught thousands of dance students of all ages and we have 2 young kids who love to dance too - so we know a little something about what dancers (and dance teachers) really want!...
So sit back and grab a cup of tea, mulled wine or eggnog (why not - it's nearly Christmas after all!) and enjoy browsing our full selection of Christmas gifts for dancers from the comfort of your own home.
When you've chosen your perfect Christmas gifts, we'll have your order all wrapped up and delivered straight to your door in no time at all!
If you're looking for some new ideas and inspiration this Christmas, read on below for our hand picked lists of the top Christmas gifts for dancers in 2019...
Christmas Dance Gift Ideas
We've hand picked the best Christmas dance gift ideas for you, from perfect little 'stocking filler' gifts to a collection of luxurious, hand made and limited edition gifts - ideal if you're looking for that special 'main present' for the dancer in your life this Christmas!
Our Top 12 'Stocking Filler' Christmas Gifts For Dancers in 2019 are:
- Ballet Shoe Keyrings
- Tendu Foot Roller
- Little Dance Books
- Dance Exercise Bands
- Dance Leg Warmers
- Ballet Shoe Bag / Pointe Shoe Bag
- Rachel Ellen Ballet Gifts
- Pointe Shoe Sewing Kit
- Dance Notebook And Pen (Or Ballet Colouring Books / Writing Sets For Younger Dancers!)
- Dance Warm Up Boots
- Ballet Bun Kit / Dance Hair Accessories
- Ballet Christmas Cards
Read on below to find out more about our top 10 sticking filler Christmas gifts for dancers in 2019...
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 1 :
These lovely ballet shoe keyrings would make an ideal little Christmas dance gift... A great 'stocking filler' these keyrings are the perfect size to add to your keychain or attach to your dance bag. Available in a variety of colours to suit every dancer, from purple, red and lilac to 'ballet pink' and more...
A lovely little gift 'stocking filler' gift - attach your favourite coloured pointe shoe to your keychain or dance bag!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 2:
This high quality wooden foot roller from Tendu makes a great dance gift. It's also the perfect size to fit in your dance bag so you can take it with you to every dance class and enjoy a massaging foot-roll wherever you are!
The foot roller is particularly useful for dance students practicing lots of foot exercises or battement tendus and glissés in succession, where tension can build up underneath the feet.
The perfect size to carry in your dance bag, this is a great value stocking filler Christmas gift for dancers.
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 3:
Our selection of dance books would make great Christmas gifts for dancers of all ages and they're popular with dance teachers too. Discover our range of books on dance topics including:
- Strength conditioning for dancers
- Imagery to improve your dance performance and technique
- Anatomy for dancers
- Ballet technique
- and more...
We also stock a range of specially selected books for dance teachers.
Give the gift of learning... discover new exercises or develop your knowledge and understanding of classical ballet technique even when the dance studio is closed for the Christmas holidays!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 4:
Dance exercise bands are a very useful gift that dancers will use again and again (in fact when I was growing up and training I would use my exercise band to strengthen my feet almost every day of the week!) Increased foot strength will help increase the height of your dance jumps and it's also great for dancers beginning on pointe.
Available in medium or heavy resistance, these bands are a perfect little gift to pop in your dance bag so you can work on strengthening your feet wherever you go!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 5:
If you're not sure what to buy the dancer in your life this Christmas then leg warmers are a great idea. Perfect for keeping your legs and ankles warm before and after dance classes, leg warmers are a great value dance gift. Choose from pink, black, charcoal and more, in a variety of styles.
A great value stocking-filler dance gift - perfect for keeping dancers' legs warm in the colder winter months!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 6:
Our range of ballet shoe bags make lovely little stocking filler gifts... especially for dancers who are about to start pointe work or those who are already practising on pointe.
With breathable mesh sides and an easy zip closure, the Tendu pointe shoe bag is our recommended choice. It's available in pink and comes in a Navy colour too - perfect for use as a boy's or men's ballet shoe bag!
If you're shopping on a budget, we also stock the tendu mesh ballet shoe bags. Available in black or white, this is a great value dance gift.
A lovely little Christmas gift to take with you to every ballet class!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 7:
Discover the range of Rachel Ellen ballerina gifts at PDE Dance Supplies. A former professional ballet dancer herself, Rachel she has created some beautiful ballerina gifts for young dancers.
Rachel Ellen's hand - drawn ballerina characters have become instantly recognisable and she has been awarded a number of prestigious industry awards for her designs.
When it comes to ballerina themed Christmas gifts, young girls just love the Rachel Ellen range!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 8:
This pointe shoe sewing kit by TenduIf is the perfect gift if you're shopping for someone who dances on pointe, or is about to start pointe work classes. It comes in a handy zip up bag and contains everything you need to care for your pointe shoes.
The kit has it all from darning needles and darning thread for pointe shoes to pointe shoe ribbons, scissors and much more...
The pointe shoe sewing kit by Tendu contains:
- Darning needles (curved)
- Sewing needles (straight)
- Pointe shoe ribbons (2 x 1.3m lengths of ribbon)
- Tape measure
- Roll of darning thread
- Sewing thread
This kit would also be helpful for sewing ribbons or elastics on your flat ballet shoes or soft - blocks.
A handy little gift to take in your dance bag wherever you go! Ideal for anyone who is already dancing on pointe or about to start pointe work classes.
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 9:
Or for younger dancers:
Many dancers and dance teachers love to write down their ballet class notes and corrections, dance choreography notes, dance counts, show notes, lists and more...
If this sounds like the dancer in your life, then look no further! We stock a range of beautiful notebooks and pens here at PDE Dance Supplies, designed by former professional Ballerina and award winning designer, Rachel Ellen.
Shopping for younger dance lovers?...
Take a look at the Ballerina writing set or the Rachel Ellen Ballerina colouring book, featuring fun ballet characters in a range of ballet positions. The names of the ballet positions and steps alongside the pictures make this colouring book a fun way for children learn about ballet terminology!
Notebooks are a useful dance gift - perfect for dance choreography notes, counts, lists and more... Or keep your little ballerina busy whilst they learn about ballet positions and steps with the Ballerina colouring book.
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 10:
Dance warm up boots are perfect for keeping out the cold and protecting dancers' feet, especially in the chilly winter months. Popular with professional dancers, teachers and students, our range of warm up boots are also ideal for warming up for dance classes or walking to and from rehearsals.
Available in a wide range of sizes, dance warm up boots make the perfect Christmas dance gift for male and female dancers of all ages!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 11:
Whatever style of dancing you do, neat and tidy hair is a must for dance classes, exams and performances...
The Tendu Ballet Bun Kit contains everything you need for the perfect ballet bun, and includes a neat little zip up bag to keep your hair accessories together.
If you're looking for hair donuts, grips, pins or hair nets we also stock a full range of hair accessories for dancers ...
An essential for every ballerina, the Tendu Ballet Bun Kit would make a lovely ballet gift this Christmas!
Stocking Filler Christmas Gift For Dancers 12:
Why not add the finishing touch to your Christmas dance gifts with one of these beautiful ballerina themed Christmas cards, by award winning designer (and former professional ballerina) Rachel Ellen.
Bonus 'main present' Christmas Dance Gift Ideas:
If you're looking for that extra special gift for the dance in your life this Christmas, you can browse our full selection of gifts for dancers, or take a look at our top 5 picks for 2019 below:
As featured in Dancing Times Magazine, Kimberley's Tips On Ballet Technique DVDs are the most popular dance gifts at PDE. Perfect for practising along with at home or in the studio, these DVDs are also great for ballet teachers looking for new ideas and inspiration for their own ballet classes...
Choose from the Complete Ballet Barre DVD set, the Ballet Class For Children DVD or the Ballet Class DVD For Adults 3 DVD Disc Set. You can also browse our full selection of ballet class DVDs here.
The Stretch Loop is a perfect gift for dancers who want to improve their flexibility, particularly in the side splits. Learn more about the stretch loop here.
This high quality wooden balance board for dancers (also known as a wobble board) is an excellent tool to help dancers improve their core strength, ankle stability and more... Learn more about the wobble board for dancers here.
These limited edition ballet wrap skirts make a lovely dance gift. Handmade in Yorkshire, U.K, each skirt comes with a matching bag!
4: Dance Bags
When it comes to festive tunes for the ballet class, you can't beat David Plumpton's Christmas Music. Choose from 5 fantastic festive albums, packed full of Christmas ballet music that your students will love to dance to!
I hope you've enjoyed reading our top 12 Christmas Dance Gift ideas for 2019 here at PDE Dance Supplies! You can also browse our full selection of dance gifts here
If you’re looking for small gifts for dancers, you might like to take a look at our dance gift collections sorted by price below:
- Michael Berkin.
This guide to the top gifts for dancers was written by PDE Dance Supplies co-founder, Michael Berkin.
Michael is a Royal Ballet School trained ex professional ballet dancer who performed with Royal New Zealand Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Northern Ballet. An experienced ballet teacher, Michael has taught at some of the UK’s most prestigious ballet schools including The Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet School, Elmhurst Ballet School, Northern Ballet Academy and more.
Michael is also a 'dance dad'. He and his wife, Kimberley have two young children of their own who love to dance and currently enjoy ballet and tap classes.
- Michael Berkin