Back-to-school time is upon us, and with the freshly sharpened pencils and crisp wide-ruled paper also come the frightening anticipation of returning to dance. While most studios offer some sort of summer intensive and many dancers go away to professional intensives, chances are many young dancers spend a good chunk of summer putting in serious […]
fitness for dancers
Is Cross-training A Good Idea?
Lauren’s answer: a resounding ‘Yes!’ But don’t dancers have to be careful about getting bulky? See what Lauren has to say. Plus, learn the difference between anaerobic and aerobic activity and how intensity plays a role. And, discover how to decide if a cross-training activity is right for you.
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.