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What is Personal Development?

What is Personal Development? Personal development is defined as a lifelong process and a way for people to assess their skills, qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realize and maximize their potential. Most people read or listen to books, podcasts, meditate, or research different quotes for inspiration or motivation. […]

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How to be a Financially Independent Dancer

How to be a Financially Independent Dancer In all my years of intensive dance training I was told that in order to succeed in the dance industry I needed to take as many classes as possible and train as hard as I could. I was told to take classes with choreographers I wanted to work […]

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Find Yourself in the Mirror

Find Yourself in the Mirror

Find Yourself in the Mirror This past Sunday at our Money Muscle Movement Intensive for Dancers I started off the day by asking all of the participants to interview a partner and then introduce them to the class. They were all asked to share one interesting thing about themselves. After the activity was over I […]

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Cross Training for Dancers

Have you ever found yourself completely winded after grand allegro in ballet class? Or totally out of breath after just a few minutes of choreography? Maybe your arms get tired holding a port de bra for a long period of time. Dancing in class or rehearsal usually involves bursts of movement for a short amount […]

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The Secret to Learning Choreography

The Secret to Learning Choreography

A google search on the best ways to pick up choreography results in only a handful of articles. Most of them talk about the same strategies for learning choreography and I’ve definitely found them helpful. Thinking about this further I realized that these tools weren’t getting to the root of the problem: why is it […]

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How to Stop Burnout

The odds are that you have or will sustain an injury over your lifetime as a dancer, but did you realize that most injuries are caused by fatigue and burnout? Many of us are experiencing low grade inflammation throughout our bodies on a daily basis which causes our bodies to burnout.  Stress, environmental toxins, poor […]

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Budget 101 for Dancers

Budget 101 for Dancers

We all want to live the fab life as a dancer. When you decide to take on this profession you think you’ll be spending your days dancing in the studio, performing in the evening, and celebrating with friends after. But the real question is can you afford it? Job security is not a given in […]

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Why You Need To Keep A Dance Journal

Why You Need To Keep A Dance Journal

“I just need more practice.” “I just need to dance more.”  These are the thoughts running through your mind when you’re struggling to keep up at auditions or in dance class. You spend every waking moment practicing and perfecting your technique but you still don’t feel you’re making progress. You’re looking for proof you’re improving […]

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Strength Training for Dancers: Fact Versus Fiction

Many dancers shy away from strength training because they believe that it will make them bulky, leads to more injuries and won’t aid them in endurance training and weight loss. These myths have been buzzing around the dance world for years however they couldn’t be more untrue. Let’s take a look at the facts and […]

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Train Without Going Broke

Train Without Going Broke

How many of you believe that training (while necessary for your improvement as a dancer) is just too expensive to keep up with on a regular basis? This is a statement I hear all the time from dancers. They want to be able to train without going broke. Is this even possible? Let’s take a look […]

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