Snacks for Dancers Snacks should be a key component of your daily fuel plan in dance. It’s not always possible to fit in a full meal depending on your class or rehearsal schedule. To get from one meal to the
The Whole Dancer Body Image Booster If you’re struggling with body image, you’re not alone. When faced with your reflection each and every day in just a leotard and tights, it’s easy to get caught up in judgment. I started
The fear of weight gain pervades the journey of many (most) dancers. Here’s the thing-your weight over time will change. Dancer weight gain, especially during time off, can happen. When you take a day, week, or a month off from
Staying Body Positive in Dance When a Friend is Being Negative We’ve all been there…innocently warming up for class and a friend unleashes hatred; onto herself. She’s looking in the mirror and starts to pick apart her body and appearance.
This Ideal Height & Weight Chart is for Aspiring and Professional Dancers and applies to anyone who wishes to dance. I recently gave my group coaching clients in The Dancers’ Best Body Program some unconventional advice when it comes to
I was part of the Boston dance scene for over 10 years. I can tell you with confidence that Teddy’s shoes is a can’t miss landmark. Located in the heart of Central Square, Cambridge next to The Dance Complex, Teddy’s
Positivity is Possible and an Essential Step You might be stuck in a spiral of body negativity, under eating and then binge eating. It’s possible you’re in a cycle of dieting that’s getting you nowhere (and costing you energy that
Is Perfection Holding You Back? Probably. When I was pursuing dance and dancing professionally, I didn’t take chances-not most of the time anyway… I would stay in the back of the room and unless I felt I had mastered something,
So now you’re probably saying, “Ok…then what is?!” It’s easy to look to your metabolism for the reason your body is progressing slowly. Well, what if your metabolism isn’t the problem? First, let’s look at the things that likely aren’t keeping
We All Face Cravings… Eat what you crave. Don’t try to ignore your food cravings; that makes it nearly impossible to deal with them. If you instead give into your cravings consistently, the foods you crave with be less special.