Learn how to stay healthy and prevent injuries as a professional dancer or dance student.

GYROTONIC® Method
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...

Preventing Injury: The Importance of Cross Training
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...

Finding A Doctor You Can Trust by Jaimie Goodwin on DancePlug
Health & Fitness

Finding A Doctor You Can Trust

Taking the “scary” out of seeing a doctor and how to find one you can trust From what I’ve seen dancers have a great fear of visiting doctors (I know...

Keys to Recognizing an Injury (… and How to Deal) by Jaimie Goodwin on DancePlug
Health & Fitness

Keys to Recognizing an Injury (… and How to Deal)

Injuries are part of the game when it comes to being a dancer. Chances are we all have or will experience one on some level. For minor injuries the be...

Questions on Low Cholesterol Diet
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Questions on Low Cholesterol Diet

The Myth of Cholesterol - the Bad and the Good Most people think that cholesterol is always bad, but there are actually two types of cholesterol. LDL...

Fats by Charlotte McCormick
Health & Fitness

Fats

Fat. What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘fat’? For many, it sounds like a bad word. You don't want it in your body, and you don't want it in yo...

The Dancer's Hip
Health & Fitness

The Dancer's Hip

The human hip is a complex and intricate series of muscles, tendons and ligaments. This enables the everyday person to accomplish everyday tasks. With...

How to Get a Good, Cheap Massage by Jamie Thompson
Health & Fitness

How to Get a Good, Cheap Massage

So............. you need a massage. Ya, well so do the rest of us! Take a couple of minutes to read the following and you might just get what you need...

Dancer's Diet: The Do's And Don'ts by Charlotte McCormick
Health & Fitness

Dancer's Diet: The Do's And Don'ts

“What can I eat to dance my best?” “How many calories do I need to lose weight?” “How much protein do I need to eat?” “What supplements do I need to t...

The Dancer's Foot and Ankle
Health & Fitness

The Dancer's Foot and Ankle

Have you ever been in relevé and felt a strong cramping sensation in the bottom of your foot (a.k.a. plantar muscle)? This is known as a muscle cramp...