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.
Tired of plain, old water? Quench your thirst and stay hydrated with cucumber water instead! Motivated Nutrition’s Joanie Johnson offers Dance Advantage readers “Nutrition on the Move” in her new column dedicated to delicious recipes for dancers on the go.
Blossoming dancer and dance photographer, Kristen Newsom, shares a picturesque photo – an arabesque on the New England coast – and her dual passions for dance and photography, as she looks forward to another summer at Burklyn Ballet and a new semester at Sam Houston State University.
Though Russ describes his friend, band-mate, and photo subject, Becca Ayers as “an amazing actress and singer/songwriter,” I’m willing to wager that she’s got at least a little dance training in her background too. Of the shoot, Russ says, “We were in Brighton Beach and found this playground with a wonderful spraying fountain. We just started shooting and having fun. It was very spontaneous.”
Imagine if you or your children couldn’t go to school or work because you had to walk each day to gather water and doing so meant you might stand in line for hours waiting to carry a 40 pound canister on your back for the return trip. And not clean water, either. Swamp water or a muddy hole or a puddle on the ground (one that you share with cows and other animals).
Nancy Welker has been kind enough make another guest appearance on Dance Advantage to answer some frequently asked questions about preventing and soothing muscle soreness following a dance class or workout.