Moral labeling of food is everywhere. When food is categorized as “good” or “bad” or even “healthy” vs. “unhealthy,” we view it in a way that can induce food guilt. Your food story started when you were quite young and
In the majority of cases, the answer is no, absolutely not. And yet, it’s an idea that’s perpetuated in dance culture, the nutrition world, diet culture, and beyond. Its connection to the word “control” is reason enough to take caution.
It’s essential to have a plan surrounding your meals and snacks in order to best fuel your body for dance. You’ll also end up eating more food you actually enjoy rather than turning to packaged convenience food most of the
Should dancers drink coffee? As a coffee lover, I want to tell you, YES, drink all the coffee. However, as with all food or drink considerations, be aware of your relationship to coffee and how it works for you personally.
The Whole Dancer really is all about balance and your best body journey in dance can be balanced. There are a lot of messages in the dance world that still tell you if you want to succeed, you have to
16 dance brands team up for the Ukrainian Red Cross Crisis Appeal The dance world has come together in a lot of ways to show support for the people of Ukraine. Danspiration Designs founder Almiria has teamed up with some
Doing a good job of fueling your performance for dance is an ongoing process. It’s really so important that you consider your nutrition needs all the time, not just in the weeks, days, and hours leading up to a show.
Mindful eating is a practice and a way to tune into your food and fully experience what you’re eating. For dancers, intentionally connecting to your food is key to feeling more balanced in the way you’re relating to your food
When I was dancing and pursuing dance professionally, I wanted to be skinny. Of course, I had other goals and aspirations in dance, but for me, skinny was an overarching goal and a daily concern. I thought that if I
Whether you’re auditioning or you’re already in a company position, self-doubt is a common struggle among dancers. It’s perfectly logical that in such a competitive and comparison-driven field, you would, at times, doubt your ability to “make it.” But it