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Education & Training, Health & Fitness

The Classic Dance Warm Up Needs These 5 Updates

You know the familiar sequence: Side bend, flat back, hamstring stretch, lunge, quad stretch, squat in second position, and then repeat on the other s...

Health & Fitness

The Key to Improving Flexibility May be Your Fascia

Foam rollers and therapy balls have become a staple in dance bags and studios, as the act of ‘rolling out’ before or after class provides a sense of r...

Health & Fitness

Why Self Advocacy is Crucial When Dealing With an Injury

Everyone will experience some type of injury in their lives. Dancers are even more prone to injury, due to the nature of the demands they put on their...

Health & Fitness, Good to Know

Taking a Break Can Make You A Better Dancer

For most people, and especially kids, summer means a time to take a break, enjoy a warmer weather, and welcome a less busy schedule. For dancers of an...

Health & Fitness

Injured? ATCs and PTs Are Here To Help You

Hey all! Keats back again to chat with you about self care and how to get it. First off, no matter what part of the performing arts industry you’re in...

Health & Fitness

The Top 6 Cross Training Methods for Injury Prevention

So you’ve hit a plateau in your training, or maybe you have an injury that needs to heal but you need to stay in shape while you’re recovering. What’s...

Professional Tips, Health & Fitness

8 Things The GYROTONIC® Method Will Do For Your Dancing

Dancers are elite athletes both physically and mentally and require extensive training in and out of the studio. Here are 8 reasons professional dance...

Health & Fitness

Preventing Injuries: 7 Practices For Dance Audition Season

The excitement, determination, and stress level of dance audition season is upon us. You know what else comes with the audition season? Injury. I see...

Health & Fitness

Preventing Injury: The Importance of Cross Training

Most dancers would say that dance reflects, affects, and motivates every avenue of their lives. It’s our passion, our love, our job, our resource, our...