Dancers tend to trust their physical body but rely on external cues when fueling it. Learn the principles of Intuitive Eating and trust your body when it comes to food.
Interview with Kathryn Morgan
Kathryn Morgan became an apprentice with New York City Ballet at age 17. She was promoted to soloist at age 21. But, the following year, she was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism- an underactive thyroid. Kathryn was forced to put dancing on hold and focus on her health. Read our interview with Kathryn.
The Long and Short of Achilles Tendon Health
Find out the best way to avoid lower leg and achilles tendon injury, plus learn how to properly stretch the achilles to promote tendon health.
Dance Instructors and Injury Management: Leave it to the Pros
Diagnosis of injury is for health professionals. When your student is hurt, Lauren teaches you how to offer recommendations instead of giving medical advice and help your student through the injury process.
Dancer Fitness: Knowledge, Assessment, and Resources
Four important dance fitness components, assessment, injury considerations for young teens, plus links and resources on dance science, health, and wellness for dancers.
What You Mean, What You Say: Get Up On Your Leg
“Get up on your leg”… Teachers have a habit of saying this when students are “sinking” into their supporting leg while balanced on one leg. How can you correct a sinking hip and what are some ways to rephrase this common dance teacher-ism.