Of all the spinal sections, the thoracic vertebrae are least capable of movement, however it is exceedingly important to the movements of dance. Lauren of Art Intercepts teaches us about the thoracic spine, its function, and gives an exercise to stretch and strengthen this area of the back for movement and greater aplomb.
fitness exercises for dancers
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.