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I want you to know what core training for dancers should really look like (it’s not crunches…)

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10 Reasons You Should be Doing Turkish Get-Ups

10 Reasons You Should be Doing Turkish Get-Ups
My favourite part of dancing is rolling around on the floor. Hell, rolling on the floor is my favourite part of life. —–> So of course I love Turkish get-ups (TGUs). The Turkish get-up is an exercise that systematically takes … Continue reading

Should You Stretch or Strengthen Your Quads? [4 exercises to try]

Should You Stretch or Strengthen Your Quads? [4 exercises to try]
The way teachers sometimes talk about our quads, it’s easy to feel like we’re expected to dance without them. “Don’t grip your quads!” “The movement should come from underneath the leg, use your hamstrings, not your quads!” “Don’t do squats, … Continue reading

A Core Workout Program for Dancers That Works

Tell me if these corrections sound familiar: “Hold your core tight!” “Suck in your belly “Activate your lower abs!” If these aren’t familiar, then I don’t believe you’ve ever been to a dance class! Or maybe you’re just THAT good… … Continue reading

5 Things to do Instead of Asking Dance Students to “Tuck Under”

5 Things to do Instead of Asking Dance Students to “Tuck Under”
If you’ve ever taken a ballet class, then I can wager that you’ve heard this correction at least once: “Tuck your pelvis under!” You’ve probably also heard: “Pull-up!”, and its evil play-friends, “Engage your core!”, “Suck in your gut!”, “Get … Continue reading

Changing This One Thing Will Drastically Improve Your Warm-up

Changing This One Thing Will Drastically Improve Your Warm-up
I’m currently in the process of re-writing the Dance Stronger program, and I have an awesome group of dancers and non-dancers who have volunteered their souls to the project. I’m getting some really great feedback on what’s working and what’s … Continue reading

 

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