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.
Ballet Body Thoughts from a Man in Ballet Asher Taylor-Dawson shared some incredibly insightful thoughts on the dancers’ body in The Whole Dancer Facebook Group. I asked him to expand upon his ideas for this post. I hope that his
Why honoring your hunger cues is essential… Do you recognize feelings of hunger? How do you respond? If you’ve gotten into the habit of ignoring your feelings of hunger or intentionally under-eating when they come up, it’s time to tune
Defining Healthy: A Key to Your Best Body healthy possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality: a healthy body; a healthy mind. When it comes to food, you’ll find all kinds of opinions as to what actually constitutes
It doesn’t matter “What she eats in a day” Those “What I Eat in a Day” posts are everywhere. They’re super popular and total click bate. And while I’m not a fan, I totally understand the appeal. There was a
Healthy at Home with Olivia Mackinnon New York City Ballet Dancer and Ballet Inspired Fitness creator Olivia Mackinnon shares how she is staying healthy at home during quarantine. Balance is key as well as recognizing that staying in performance shape
What’s your Cross-Training Plan? Cross – training may or may not be a missing link for you as a dancer. It’s possible you’ve got your cross – training plan all figured out but if you don’t, no worries, most dancers
Healthy at Home with Madeleine Purcell Madeleine Purcell trained at Connecticut Dance School before being accepted to ABT’s JKO School, where she trained for three years. She spent a final year training in the Balanchine style at Ballet Academy East.
Intuitive Eating and Performance Focused Eating they can coexist When it comes to food, there’s always something buzzy or popular going around. Often times, the food suggestions you’ll find are about eating less or dieting in some way. Intuitive eating
Healthy at Home with Carolyn Lippert Carolyn Lippert was born in Boston, Massachusetts and trained at Severance Ballet Conservatory with her mother, Carla Stallings-Lippert, and at the American Ballet Theatre Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School. Lippert joined the ABT Studio Company