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
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 working harder, this post is for you. In Gretchen Rubin’s
Using your Voice in the Studio and in Life As a dancer you may have decided that movement is your most effective form of self – expression. It very well may be. But there is more power within you and
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 2019 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
Ways to Cope with Burnout Burnout – a very real mental issue for dancers that can get even the best of us. It’s the dread of going to the studio, not feeling motivated in class, wishing you were anywhere else
Dealing with Casting At just about every level, dancers experience the doubt and insecurity that comes with casting decisions by artistic staff. I remember back all the way to my first experience with casting in the Nutcracker at age 12.
Can Dancers Have their Cake and Eat It? Every time I present something on food or eating plans there are questions around sweets and treats. I know you enjoy sugar and maybe even the burst of energy it gives…before the