Creator of the Drexel Pilates training program, Jennifer Morley, describes how Pilates practice became a “magic spell” in her dance training, correcting inefficiency and imbalance for a more highly-functioning body.
Health, Wellness & The Dancer's Body
Dancers deserve to cultivate a good relationship with their bodies. Here are five strategies to improve your body image that you can apply right now to your dance practice.
Our Monday morning body isn’t different from our Friday night body and it’s connected to our Math class body and our Modern Dance body. How Alexander Technique helps dancers connect to their one body.
It’s finally here: the 411 on the nutrition behind the numbers. Decipher all those percentages and categories on nutrition labels, complete with advice from the pros.
When St. Patrick’s Day celebrations push all things Irish into the spotlight, you may start thinking about adding Irish dancing to your skill set. But will it interfere with your concert dance training? A dancer trained in Irish dance and ballet compares the forms.
Ballet led Kathi Martuza to develop an unhealthy body image – and yet saved her from anorexia. Read her story here.