Diet for Dancers What’s the “ideal” diet for dancers? This is a super common question and something I hear from dancers regularly. “Can you tell me exactly what to eat to reach my goals?” It’s helpful to consider this good
You don’t need your dance teachers love…
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.
Are you “talented” enough to succeed in dance?
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
My College Dance Experience
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
What to Look for in a Personal Trainer
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 –
A Summer Reading List for Dancers
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 Injury in Dancers – Dancer Health Study Part I
Poor Diet and Injuries in Dancers Part 1 of the Nutrition in Dancers Study The training required to become a professional ballet dancer is rigorous. Competition is fierce, even while training, and once a professional level has been reached, dancers
Choose the right summer intensive or company offer.
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