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.
An open letter to ballet companies and schools – stop weighing your dancers! Currently I have a handful of clients who have gotten the direct feedback to lose weight. Their ages range from 15-24. In addition to those dancers, there’s
Dancer Jillian Cupp’s Experience in The Dancer’s Best Body Program I started the Dancer’s Best Body Program in April, and you can add me to the list of people who got great results. Because the program is proprietary, I can’t
Dancer with Milwaukee Ballet, Quinby Kasch shares about dance, life, food, balance, and mindset in this special feature on The Whole Dancer. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/337445269″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Jess Spinner: So I’m joined today by Ms. Quinby Kasch to
Makeda Roney : On the Importance of Mentors and a Support System in Reaching your Dancing Goals Jess : Welcome, Dancers! I’m here today with Makeda Roney to talk about what it means to her to be a “Whole Dancer”.
My entire life I’ve been told that I was going to have to work harder than anyone else to become a professional dancer. I’m only 4’11” and as I got older, my height became something I hated and it began to make
Enrollment for The Whole Dancer Program is now ongoing! If you haven’t signed up yet, it could be that you’re not quite sure or don’t think the timing is right. Your summer might already be super packed OR you were just planning
Everyday you’re working hard and doing everything you possibly can to achieve your dancing dreams. But are you really? You spend so much time in the studio and the work you do there is invaluable. It’s super important to continue
You know that you can improve your energy by eating more healthfully. This is a topic of great importance for dancers so I’ve touched on it before and will definitely touch on it again. For today, I want to get
In a lot of ballet companies, Nutcracker season proves to be the busiest, most hectic time of year. Add to that your personal holiday commitments and you can easily fall into overwhelm. There’s a lot of very unhealthy tactics dancers