Teaching dance is not a spectator sport! Do you dance with your students? Get up and down from the floor? Follow the rules you have set? Maria offers tips on why you should dance with your preschoolers and how to save energy doing it!
Supplements are expensive and aren’t a long term solution. If you are eating regular balanced meals and not restricting calories, you don’t need them! Instead follow Joanie’s healthy dancer solution. Plus, try her special Healthy Dance Juice which blends colorful fruits and veggies into one nutritious drink.
Next time you’re feeling bored with your choreography, try these classic “games” with your dancers. They’ll enliven a stale choreographic process, give your dancers ownership of the movement material, and provide some important learning experiences, too!
Easy to pack, homemade, and delicious enough for your tiny dancer, these cheesy crackers are a great alternative to the store-bought, processed snacks you may pack in a dance bag or lunchbox. And they’re easy to make too!
A bowl of sugary, processed cereal is not going to energize you for the day. Start your morning off right with a whole grain like kasha.
Long days call for long, lasting energy. The iron in lentils will give you a nutritional boost while their source of soluble fiber will help stabilize your blood sugar. Check out this recipe for Lentil Salad from Joanie Johnson of Motivated Nutrition.