Their approval should not be the goal Recently I came across a post by a dancer who talked about all the “father figures” she came across in dance and her desire to please them and gain their love and approval.
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
A College Dance Experience Not all dancers need to or want to go to college to dance. It’s a totally personal decision and should be based upon your progress and goals. There are certainly some questions to consider when deciding which
Finding a Personal Trainer to Improve your Dancing As a dancer you have very specific needs and goals from a physical and training standpoint. It’s becoming much more popular to seek out a trainer to help you with cross –
Diet for Dancers One of the most common questions I get from dancers is what should I eat? While it’s so hard to give blanketed recommendations when it comes to nutrition, there are some overall recommendations that could serve you.
Books Ballet Dancers Should Read “A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back” by David Hallberg This book is hands down my new favorite dancer autobiography. Mr. Hallberg writes from such a real and raw place. The reader
Poor Diet and Injuries in Dancers Part 1 of the Nutrition in Dancers Study by Leah Brandstetter – The Whole Dancer Intern The training required to become a professional ballet dancer is rigorous. Competition is fierce, even while training, and
Making big life choice can be hard – that’s the biggest understatement ever. Choosing which summer program or college to attend can feel like life or death for a young dancer’s training. If you’re doing company auditions, choosing which company