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Fitness for dancers


How to get better extensions: 4 Steps to Better Extension

Have you been dreaming of your legs lifting effortlessly into the air, resting by your ear and being able to hold it there with ease? Have you been wishing f...

The 3 Best and Worst Core Exercises for Dancers

In the world of fitness most core exercises are created equal. However, you as a dancer are a special type of athlete, which means your fitness needs should be carefully crafted for your goals of strength, fluidity, endurance, power and grace. Here are some of the ones to avoid.

The Complete Step-By-Step Dancer Fitness Guide to Getting Stronger This Summer.

Summer is a time for sun, pools, vacations and relaxation. Oh wait, I can’t. I have dance. Summer for dancers is the perfect time to incorporate cross-traini...

Building Endurance for Dancers | 7 x 7 Workout

Having the ability to dance full out through ALL of your dance classes is hard. We feel you! Then, add in additional rehearsals after classes AND then the pe...

3 Tips to Improve Your Leaps

Watching a dancer fly through the air in a grand jeté or execute the perfect split leap makes everyone in the audience gasp. It’s amazing to watch an explosive leap, and as a dancer, it is the perfect move to display grace and technique. Because of this, improving leaps is important to dancers at every level of their dance journey. Read on for three ways to improve your leaps.

2 Exercises to Improve Your Pointe

Dancer’s toes help create nice lines. Toes are like a candle on a cake—they can make or break the party! Sometimes dancers tend to “claw” their toes (grippin...

Are You Struggling To Stay Centered? Here's What You Can Do

A strong core is vital for dancers. The core helps to hold your center for EVERYTHING including turns, leaps, and extensions. Follow these tips to develop a strong core and improve your dancing.

Wellness: Insight on Vitamins and Minerals

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Or how about Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin C keeps the doctor away! Vitamins and minerals are found in all of our food and they are essential to keeping us healthy. But what do you really know about vitamins and minerals? Here are few basic questions about vitamins and minerals answered.

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