What Is “Holistic” All About? Definition of holistic: characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. The Whole Dancer is about supporting you as a whole person. As a
This question comes up a lot among dancers – whether you’re already dancing professionally or working towards that end, you’re not alone in your desire for guidelines. After all, you’re still expected to list your weight on your professional resume. Although, I sort of think this practice should be banned. It’s definitely not helping anyone.
Why Honoring Your Hunger Cues is Essential Do you recognize feelings of hunger and fullness? How do you respond? If you’ve gotten into the habit of ignoring your feelings of hunger or intentionally under-eating when they come up, it’s time
Healthy at Home with Olivia Mackinnon New York City Ballet Dancer and Ballet Inspired Fitness creator Olivia Mackinnon shares how she is staying healthy at home during quarantine. Balance is key as well as recognizing that staying in performance shape
Healthy at Home with Betsy Mcbride Betsy Mcbride and I met at the Kaatsbaan Summer Intensive many years ago. She was still a teen but already dancing professionally with Texas Ballet Theatre, I was one of her RA’s. She was
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
A chat with Artistic Director Caitlin Elledge of X Contemporary Dance Caitlin Elledge started X Contemporary Dance after struggling through her professional pursuits in ballet. The dance world tore her down but she got back up in a big way.
Healthy Dancer Summer Features Laine Haboney Share a bit about your journey in dance… I’m a corps dancer with the New York City Ballet. I started dancing ballet and tap when I was 3 years old. I trained in ballet,
It’s about body positivity! Here at The Whole Dancer, the most popular program I offer is called The Dancer’s “Best Body” Program. In the past, I’ve gotten some flack for the ways I’ve promoted or shared the details of this
Healthy Dancer Summer Feature Alicia Holloway Where do you dance? Share a bit about your journey in dance… Dance Theatre of Harlem I began dancing at the age of three, then when I was thirteen years old, I moved away