Healthy Recipe — Roasted Chickpeas!

I made these roasted chickpeas, which are a super high-fiber, healthy, easy snack that any dancer can make.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas Sea salt Garlic salt Cayenne pepper Olive oil Step 1: Rinse and strain the chickpeas and slightly dry with a paper towel. Step 2: Toss chickpeas in a bowl with olive oil, garlic…

4-Week Health Challenge + Meal Plans

Summer is the perfect time for dancers to reset their healthy eating expectations and habits.  This flexible, 4-week challenge is the perfect way for you to question your health decisions and put your body back on the path to success. The meal plans developed for this challenge each have over 90% of recommended daily values for…

2 Best Lunch Recipes for Dancers

I've been really getting into cooking, especially nutritious cooking, lately.  Today I will share with you two of my favorite self-created lunch recipes that are great for dancers. Extra-Creamy Superfood Smoothie Bowl This is a super-creamy smoothie bowl that is fantastic for any dancer - it is filled with vitamins and nutrients that will help…

5 Ingredients to Spice Up Your Salad

It’s still January, and if your New Year’s Resolutions are going strong and eating healthy is part of them, this should still be a focus point.  Today I am giving you a few ideas for salads and new ingredients to throw in them. They will increase your salad’s nutritional value while you add quality contents,…

The Best Way to Get Motivated

Dance is a difficult art form, and as students it is important for us to create a support system of friends to help us through difficult times.  It is even better to make your support system intentionally motivating. This can really help improve your work ethic and make you more confident.  One way to think…

How To Find True Confidence

Many dancers struggle with the concepts of self-confidence and trust, and this has an effect on their success as dancers and in life.  Lacking self-confidence can impede your ability to get roles and complete other ballet-related tasks.  Acquiring this trait can be difficult, but today I am here to teach you how to believe in…

The Basics of Great Nutrition

Nutcracker season is upon us and our schedules are getting busier!  Midterms are also approaching soon, so everything is increasing in mass and time.  With all of this, it’s important to stay aware of our health and wellness.  This blog post will serve as a guide to outline for you some of the basics of…