Understanding which to use for injury
Heating pads, cold baths, ice packs. With all the options for treating injuries, it can be difficult to decide which will lead to the quickest recovery. You know that using … Continue reading
Care and prevention
Dancers and bunions make frequent partners. Katarzyna Skarpetowska, a member of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, knows how crippling they can be. “I would be just walking down the street and get a … Continue reading
Prevent and ease vocal strain.
Jaune Buisson’s voice was failing her. She had a full teaching schedule as artistic director of Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans, while spending her weekends singing in local musicals. Tea … Continue reading
When is it safe to return to the studio?
Johnette Rutledge didn’t exactly take it easy when she returned to teaching after giving birth to her first daughter. “I literally did across-the-floor—leaps and turns after two … Continue reading
Kick poor posture habits.
Think of your body’s structure like a car: If the wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle still works, but the tires and brakes function differently and the fuel efficiency is lower. … Continue reading