Weight training. Doesn’t exactly fit into the ballerina image does it? But dancers could benefit from adding it to their fitness routine. Lauren addresses why and the common concerns dancers have about doing so.
Improving The Fitness Of Your Dancers
Generally we think of dancers as being physically fit, but today most of us in the dance field recognize that there are ‘holes’ in typical dance training. Technique classes alone are not enough for the demands of present-day choreography.
My Dance Homework: Arm Series
A simple series for building arm endurance and strength. Easy to remember, this is a little something you can keep in your “back pocket.” It’s also versatile – make additions, increase repetitions, or add hand weights when it becomes too easy.