Girth: Measure from the center of one shoulder, down through crotch, and back up to same shoulder.

Bust: Measure across back and around fullest part of the bust

Waist: Measure around natural waist

Hips: Measure around widest part of the hips


For the most accurate results, have your students wear a leotard.

Girth should be the most important measurement when determining a costume size.

Consider the fact that your students will grow by the time they will wear the costume.

Good luck with your recital.