Harsh Criticism and Feedback in Dance From the time you start taking dance seriously, the focus is honed in on technique. Your teachers help you to work out all the little technical details . The best teachers create an environment
Challenge Yourself to Achieve Positive Change A major casting disappointment. It’s quite rare to feel totally confident about your position in this industry, especially when you’re getting mixed messages. The feedback we receive, even when it’s meant to be constructive,
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).
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 are a bit lost
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
Self-Expression in the Studio and in Life As a dancer, you might have decided that movement is your most effective form of self-expression. It may very well be. But there is more power within you, and when you start using
Creating your Custom Dancer’s Meal Plan You have very specific needs as a dancer and in our current situation, being intentional with food is going to support you in so many ways. By making healthy, intentional choices you’re going to
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.
Cross Training while Injured Dancers are a restless creature that are incapable of sitting still. But what do you do when you’re injured? We feel stir crazy sitting on the sidelines watching rehearsals while your injury heals. You worry about
Summer Intensive Prep Part I : Navigating a New Food Situation Summer Intensives mean a lot of new things…new teachers, new competition, new environment and of course a new food situation. I’ve worked with a number of dancer’s who saw