A picture book especially for young dancers and performers, Pilar’s Worries by Victoria Sanchez is about working through anxious feelings.
Don’t let nerves, butterflies, anxieties or fear paralyze you. Use these strategies to calm the body and mind so that you can perform your best when you hit the stage.
Do you now remind your students to smile as they enter their dance examinations or auditions? Angeline’s article challenges the practice of telling dance students to smile en route to an exam, noting that it may hinder instead of help many students. We ask you, what are some alternatives?