Dealing with mental stress can be just as important as addressing physical injuries for dancers. In this piece, dancer Ashley Werhun shares some thoughts on how to cope with the day-to-day challenges that can weigh on your mind and have an effect on your dancing.
by Cara Marie Gary As a dancer with The Joffrey Ballet I spend countless hours in the studio rehearsing and preparing for upcoming productions. Often times I will be required to rehearse multiple ballets at the same time. Our company returned from summer break in late July and in the past three months we’ve already […]
by Catherine L. Tully This project has been no small undertaking. Over 200K Roman bricks. 39 different types of light fixtures. High definition video projectors. Retractable seating for 140. State-of-the-art floors and subfloors. There’s nothing quite like a space that is built specifically for dance… Standing 70 feet tall and offering over 54,000 square feet […]
Aloha! We are pleased to bring you several short posts from one of our Dance Wellness Panel members, Matt Wyon, PhD, who is current President of IADMS (International Association for Dance Medicine and Science), Professor of Dance Science at University of Wolverhampton (UK), and Visiting Professor at Division of Surgery and Intervention – Institute of […]