Injury Prevention

Health: Floor Exercises and Tips for Supporting Healthy Spinal Alignment

February 1, 2016 by

By Andrea Marks

Health: How to Get Dancers in Shape after Vacation

December 30, 2015 by

By Andrea Marks

Health: Preventing Pulled Muscles

December 1, 2015 by

by Kathleen McGuire

Let Go of Stress to Dance Your Best

October 1, 2015 by

Active relaxation exercises release tension and speed muscle recovery.

Strange as it may seem, the missing ingredient of a dancer’s optimal performance is often rest. According to Kathleen Weber, consulting sports medicine physician at Hubbard … Continue reading

Healthy Hips, Happy Hips

September 1, 2015 by

Build strength, prevent injuries and maximize turnout.
Our hips are overachievers. They are the main source of turnout and the axis of all leg movement. Dancers work them hard. No one knows this better than Heather … Continue reading

Your Best Legs

April 29, 2015 by

Exercises for alignment, for all types of legs
It was August in New York City, and Paula Morgan was leading a body placement seminar at the 2014 Dance Teacher Summit. When someone asked for advice on … Continue reading