How to dance in the colder months

Dancing during the colder fall and winter seasons can be harder on your body than it is during the summer and spring-- fatigue, sickness, and tiredness sets in. I am currently experiencing this difficulty: I have tech week this week and it is the first cold rush of the season! Here are a few tips…

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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…

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…

25 Things to Improve your Training

Want to get better, and quickly?  This guide of 25 things you can do to improve your ballet, career, and more will take you there as fast as possible. Darn your pointe shoes.  This helps promote correct alignement and balance, which can improve your turning and help yoru shoes last longer. Video yourself.  I often take a…