The Best Beginner Cross Training Exercises for Dancers

Dance is a grueling and demanding sport. The hours spent training rival those of competitive endurance athletes, and during competition season, you may as well move into the studio for all the time you spend there.  But, despite the hours spent practicing technique and perfecting choreography, sometimes those studio hours aren’t quite enough to fully… Continue reading The Best Beginner Cross Training Exercises for Dancers

A Dancer’s Guide to Cross Training: Benefits, Goals, and Considerations

If you’ve been dancing for long enough, you’ve probably heard conflicting opinions about cross training.  There’s debate on everything from what counts as cross training (hip hop is cross training for a ballerina, right?) to whether or not dancers should do any exercise beyond dance — do you really need it to succeed, or is… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide to Cross Training: Benefits, Goals, and Considerations

Injuries in Professional Dance: What Every Dance Studio, Parent, And Dancer Needs to Know

Dancing has been called the art of storytelling through movement.  A well-choregraphed piece will transport a viewer to another world and move your heart to a wave of new emotions. The grace of a dancer as they move across their canvass paints a masterpiece unlike any other as they jump, land and sashay on the… Continue reading Injuries in Professional Dance: What Every Dance Studio, Parent, And Dancer Needs to Know

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