You & Your Body

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This is a safe space for dancers & athletes of all ages, ethnicities and abilities to share your thoughts, read on topics of self-care & wellbeing.

You are not alone in this mad mad world, but a part of a community!

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Are you being influenced negatively by social media?

Social media is part of our lives now. However much we say life was better without it in ‘the good...
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Drama school: Choosing the right path for you

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, but the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty” - Winston Churchill Audition season...
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Performance anxiety: What is it and how can we overcome it?

“The things that make me different are the things that make me, me” - Piglet Barbara Streisand, Lady Gaga, Rihanna...
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Imposter Syndrome: What is is and how can we overcome it?

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change” - Wayne Dyer Performers are...
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Goal setting: Dream, Believe, Achieve

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new.’...
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Self Care: Focus on your greatest project, You

March 2022 “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow” - Melody...
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Being a Triple threat: The importance of all three disciplines in the present day

February Issue 2022 The dictionary definition for a Triple threat is; “a person, especially a performer or sports player, who...
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Motivation: Making sure your main focus is you

January Issue 2022 Comparison is often our greater demon as performing artists and creatives especially with the heightened use of...
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Cramp: Causes, prevention and self care

December Issue 2021 We have all been in a rehearsal, class or free studio session and experienced a painful leg...
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Ten things dance class can enhance!

December Issue 2021 Ten things enrolling in a dance class can enhance that you hadn’t even thought about!   (and I’m...
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Taking breaks from the studio: Top tips for productivity and self care

November Issue 2021 Breaks from the studio are always nice after a tiring, stressful term or rehearsal period however, I...
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What cross training are you doing?

October Issue 2021 As dance becomes more athletic; to keep up and keep our bodies safe we need to train...
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Dance Bag Essentials: Be prepared for every scenario

September Issue 2021 A dancer’s bag is often like the Tardis, it is a survival kit packed to the brim...
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Distraction and Attention

August Issue 2021 Attention span is a very talked about trait and something we hear a lot about as dance...
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Starting professional dance training: Tips I would tell my past self

July Issue 2021 As the end of the current chapter in my dance journey draws to a close and I...
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Filming in class! The Do’s and Don’ts!

June Issue 2021 Whether we like it or not, social media plays a massive role in promotion and marketing these...
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The importance of being a friendly dancer: Tips for future success

June Issue 2021 As dancers, we are constantly connecting with and meeting new people, whether this be at our own...
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Adding Integrity and Authenticity to your Performance Pieces

May Issue 2021 So you’ve stretched every night, you’ve been to extra conditioning classes, you’ve rehearsed your routines over and...
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10 Class & Choreographer Recommendations

May Issue 2021 Deciding which classes or intensives to book onto can often be difficult during your training. You want...
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So many options!

April Issue 2021 So many options! What to choose when there is so much selection and not enough time!  ...
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Are you being influenced negatively by social media?

Social media is part of our lives now. However much we say life was better without it in ‘the good...
Read More
Featured

Drama school: Choosing the right path for you

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, but the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty” - Winston Churchill Audition season...
Read More
Featured

Performance anxiety: What is it and how can we overcome it?

“The things that make me different are the things that make me, me” - Piglet Barbara Streisand, Lady Gaga, Rihanna...
Read More
Featured

Imposter Syndrome: What is is and how can we overcome it?

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change” - Wayne Dyer Performers are...
Read More
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Goal setting: Dream, Believe, Achieve

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but building the new.’...
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