• DLChristina_fruit_featured
    My Favorite Summer Snacks

    By Christina Ricucci Summer is my favorite time of year. The warm days, long nights and endless memories being made with good friends are all reasons why we love this time of year. One of my favorite...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Variety is Key For My Summer Workouts!

    By Christina Ricucci Even when I’m not dancing, I am always doing some other physical activity. As a dancer/athlete, it is extremely important to cross-train and to get your body used to moving in a different way...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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    Protein Needs of Dancers: How Much, What Kind, and When?

    From Dance Informa Do dancers need extra protein? Do they need to use powders, drinks, shakes or amino acid supplements or should they just eat more? Sadly, the misguided “low-carb” fad continues to be a contributing factor...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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    Turnout For What! 5 Tips on Improving Your Turnout

    Unless you were born with a natural ability to turn out your legs 180 degrees, you are probably constantly working to improve your natural turnout. Here are some exercises and stretches for you to try! Remember to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    12 Ways Dancers Can Stay in Shape This Summer

    From Dance Informa #1. Summer Intensives. This is pretty obvious, but essential. There are some awesome summer intensive programs for dancers of all ages out there – make the most of the opportunities! Make sure you really investigate, so...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • DLShannon_sportsdrink_featured
    Try My Home Made Summertime Sport Drink!

    Summer is here and it’s so important to drink water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Our body loses essential electrolytes and energy when we are dancing all day. Sport drinks can help replenish what our body...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    My Favorite Summer Treats

    Summer is a magical time to lay back, rest, eat well, travel and enjoy time with your friends and family. I like doing cross training to stay in shape, but I also like to treat myself for...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • NUT_preperformance_featured
    Fuel Your Body the RIGHT Way Before a Show!

    No matter how seasoned of a dancer you are, there is always a chance for pre-performance jitters. For some people, this might mean a change in your normal eating habits – for better or for worse. Or, you...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • FIT_CrossTrain_featured
    The Ins and Outs of Cross-Training for Dancers

    For dancers who are taking their training seriously, it’s not uncommon to be in the dance studio more than your own home. Being a serious dancer is definitely a lifestyle choice that is both physically and mentally...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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    Teaching Dance: Community Outreach and Making Social Change

    By Susan Epstein of Dance Pathways These are not new concepts. Actually a few pioneers have been applying these aesthesis and artistic qualities of dance to teach and inspire special communities for more than a decade. What is...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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