Adjusting Food and Routines for Summer You’ll want to eat for your summer dance schedule in a strategic way. The summer season brings an adjustment in schedule for most dancers. This means your eating plan and meal times will likely
No hiding behind a skirt. You may have found the class attire that makes you feel your best. Perhaps you wear leg warmers on your calves to sort of balance out your butt and thighs (I used to do that).
Know Yourself to Reach your Goals Your expectations of yourself are likely high. That’s a natural dancer tendency. If you’re ready to dig a little deeper into what can get you to work harder and smarter, this post is for
Food takes a pretty central role in the Holiday Season. If you’re struggling with your weight or feeling stress about maintaining your dancer body, the whole holiday food circus can be overwhelming. Auditions are right around the corner. You might
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.
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
A cover letter, or email, is the first thing an artistic staff is going to see from you. It’s their first impression of you before they open you resume, photos, or watch your video. You would be amazed how much
9 Tips to Avoid Nutcracker Burnout Nutcracker, the ballet that brings joy to thousands each holiday season and every other emotion to dancers. Whether you do 45 shows of Nutcracker or two shows, November and December can be stressful months
Auditioning for a professional job is one of the most stress filled times in your dance journey. If it doesn’t work out, what will you do? Sleepless nights. Breakdowns in class. But here’s the good news : “Proper preparation prevents
As dancers, we often have high hopes when a new season rolls around… ‘This is going to be my best season yet. I’ll get more opportunities, I’m going to improve, get cast in this role, get offered a job with