Supplements for Dancers I want to start this post off by saying that I’m not an affiliate for any supplement brands and I don’t sell supplements for dancers. The opinions I share are based on my experience working in the
Healthy Dancer Summer Features Alston McGill Where do you dance? Share a bit about your journey in dance. I am currently a corps de ballet member with New York City Ballet. I began dancing at age three in Savannah, Georgia.
Adjust your Food Plan for Summer The summer season brings an adjustment in schedule for most dancers. This means your eating plan and meal times will likely need to change as well. It’s a good idea to think ahead so
Cross Training while Injured Dancers are a restless creature that are incapable of sitting still. But what do you do when you’re injured? We feel stir crazy sitting on the sidelines watching rehearsals while your injury heals. You worry about
Summer Break Anxiety Feeling anxious about time off from dance? During the summer many dancers have time off after their last performance of the season. Many dancers fear this time off. They worry about losing technique and strength, or fear
3 Smart Strategies to Get Young Dancers Loving Their Bodies Guest post by Katrena Cohea When we think about young dancers, we tend to think tutus, freeze dance, and all the inherent cuteness that accompanies early childhood dance classes. While
Summer Intensive Prep 2019 Part II : Show up with Confidence + Get Noticed When you head off to intensive, whether it’s your first or your fifth, it’s a valuable time to make contacts for your future career aspirations. If
Summer Intensive Prep 2019 Part I : Navigating a New Food Situation Summer Intensives mean a lot of new things…new teachers, new competition, new environment and of course a new food situation. I’ve worked with a number of dancer’s who
This question comes up a lot among dancers – whether you’re already dancing professionally or working towards that end, you’re not alone in your desire for guidelines. After all, you’re still expected to list your weight on your professional resume. Although, I sort of think this practice should be banned. It’s definitely not helping anyone.
Ways to Cope with Burnout Burnout – a very real mental issue for dancers that can get even the best of us. It’s the dread of going to the studio, not feeling motivated in class, wishing you were anywhere else