Whether you are a dancer, a dance parent or a dance teacher, the competition rehearsal phase is when you come across a lot of injuries. To an audience, the dance does look effortless, but it requires a lot of flexibility, strength, and stamina. In fact, up to 95% of professional dancers are expected to sustain an injury during their career.
There is always that one person in every class who can lounge around in splits just as effortlessly as they do an arabesque. Though you may not bend backward or lift your leg toward the sky in daily life, an increase in flexibility achieved through the tips shared below can help you have a fitter, flexible body and avoid routine injuries.
Every dancer has experienced foot care problems at some point in their career. In this article we discuss the common foot problems faced by dancers and recommend tried and tested methods to keep foot problems at bay.
From understanding the basics of strength training, to knowing to begin a strength training routine as dance students, incorporate various exercise forms and bust those myths behind strength/endurance training for dancers