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Cooldown after Class

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By Anagha Madhan, as seen in En Avant Sep-Oct 2022 In class, you pay close attention to every detail of your dance. After class, however, it is tempting to head home without a proper cool down routine. But this is hard on our muscles since going from grand allegro to complete rest is a steep change. A good cooldown would ...

Theraband Exercises with Ms Yana

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As dancers, we have to take care of our bodies in order to reach our full potential and avoid injury. There are many tools available to us - good teachers, physical therapists, and props to help us maximise a workout. One such tool is the theraband. Follow Ms Yana through this short theraband workout to continue your journey to a ...
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Foot Alignment

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The alignment of the feet is of great importance in ballet. Without the correct use of the feet and correct weight placement, the dancer will struggle to use the rest of the body to its full potential. Incorrect use of the feet can also lead to injuries not only in the feet, but in the knees, hips and back. Here …

Easy Exercises for Strong Dancers 6.0 – Holiday Edition

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Staying fit over the holidays can be a challenge when there are no classes to keep a regular schedule going. We are here to help! In addition to our previous blogs, here is our final Easy Exercises for Dancers blog - the Holiday Edition. Enjoy, and stay strong. The Gift Lift You will need two light weights to hold in ...
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Easy Exercises for Strong Dancers 5.0 – Arabesque

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You may have spotted our previous blog on hip and back strengthening exercises for arabesque. Perhaps you wondered why we would leave out flexibility when discussing a position that clearly needs both the hips and the back to be flexible? Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered! Here is a set of exercises to help you improve your flexibility for ...