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The key to healing an injury

The Key to Healing an Injury

The Key to Healing an Injury Injuries are the one thing dancers never want to deal with, because let’s face it, they suck. When you experience one, more often than not your mind is focused on how quickly you can get back to dancing. In previous posts, we’ve talked about the importance of rest and […]

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Cross Training

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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Why Sleep is Essential to Your Dance Training

Why Sleep is Essential to Your Dance Training

Did you know that each year 80% of dancers sustain an injury that affects their ability to perform? (Fit 2 Dance, 2005) I was shocked to discover that most of these injuries are caused by mental and physical fatigue. This really got me thinking and I wanted to see where this fatigue was coming from. What […]

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