Food for Dancing

Elina WisungBallet, children, food, nutrition Leave a Comment

Eating well right before class is important for all dancers, young and old. Good, balanced nutrition will provide them with the energy they need to perform to their potential. It helps to prevent injuries, provide sustained, balanced energy, and keep them strong in the class – both physically and mentally. Why is it important for young dancers to eat well? ...
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What to eat on show day?

The Lewis Foundation of Classical BalletBallet, children, dancers, danceshows, experience, insights 1 Comment

Some of the biggest questions about performance day are “What foods should I pack for my dancer?” and “How can I keep them energised and full?” Proper nutrition is one of the most important factors that influence dancers’ health and success; unfortunately, it is also one of the most overlooked and ignored. This blog will summarise some key foods to ...
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A Dancer’s Diet & Misconceptions

Keya MatthewBallet, dancers, experience, insights, teacher Leave a Comment

A lot of misconceptions about a dancer’s diet come from the light figure that many have. When people see a lean, muscular figure, they might assume that it comes from dieting and numerous dietary restrictions. In actuality, a dancer’s diet involves more food than you might think! It’s easy to forget that a large part of a professional dancer’s skills ...
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7 Tips To Stay Hydrated

Keya MatthewBallet, dancers, Education Leave a Comment

One of the first things we all learn in Biology is that the human body is 70-75% water and that it is for this reason that we should be drinking roughly 2-3 litres of water every day. Actually, your water intake depends on many factors - factors like your age, sex, the climate, and your physical activity. Here are 7 ...