What’s success in dance all about?

Do you think you’re lacking natural talent or ability and that’s what’s holding you back? Good news, there’s so much more that goes into it. Your success in dance has a lot less to do with what’s “natural” and everything to do with what you put in.

What you put in you’ll get out.

Yes, in dance, there are some natural attributes that you may or may not possess.

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In order to excel, you can’t just work on the things that are easy for you. Don’t spend time perfecting what you’re already capable of. Instead, you need to focus on the things that create struggle for you.

Targeted and specific effort are going to take you forward more quickly. To ensure that you’re working on the right things you may need to seek out a variety of teachers who can support you in improving upon those areas of opportunity.

Do you have all of the information for targeted practice?

“Failing should provide you with the opportunity to learn, grow and adapt.” A “failure” is not the end.

If you expect the best, you are given some strange kind of power to create the conditions that produce the desired results.

At the point of performance it’s essential that you up your ability for positivity. So maybe you’re going into auditions or a competition – you have so much power in what you bring to the situation. It has SO MUCH to do with your mindset.

So much of your success in dance is within your control – allow this fact to motivate you to seek out the support you need to take it all forward. Dancer’s should have a team. Just like olympians and pro – athletes find experts to support them in improving, it’s a worthy investment for dancers as well!

Are you “talented” enough to succeed in dance?

Jess Spinner

Jess is a former professional ballet dancer turned Holistic Health, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Coach for high level dancers. She founded The Whole Dancer in 2015 after identifying a greater need for balance, wellness and support in the dance world. Since The Whole Dancer was founded, Jess has worked with 100's of dancers worldwide at top companies and schools. She has been featured in or written for Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher Magazine, Pointe Magazine, and Dance Spirit Magazine.

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