Exploring the ups and downs of training for dance - the Good Days and the Bad Days.
Ballet is a field where you are asked to be disciplined, critical, mature, detail oriented, all while being artistic and expressive. How do you do that without feeling like you'll never achieve such seemingly unachievable goals?
Samantha Zanol explores how to deal with depression and anxiety as a dancer and as a Christian.
For most people, dance gives them something. For some, it is enjoyment; for others, dance is worthwhile in that it provides an outlet for expression, exploration, or athletic achievement. And these are all great things that we do and can get from dancing.
Knocking on the doors of life means taking some risks. We don’t always know how it will turn out.
No matter where we go in life, we all eventually face situations where we are among a pool of people all of whom are being evaluated. In this post, guest author and wellness coach Ginger Hill challenges our attitudes about comparison.
Have you ever been startled out of a lull? Maybe you were just about to fall asleep when you heard a noise and bolted out of bed. Maybe you were surfing the internet way too long and were jolted out of your stupor by the doorbell or a phone ringing....
We know that taking hasty nutritional shortcuts will not provide the stamina necessary to successfully make it though demanding rehearsals. But how to you come up with a good nutrition plan as a ballet dancer? Wellness Coach and Nutritionist Ginger Hill offers some advice.
As rehearsals for Christmas performances get more lengthy and intense, it may be a good time to consider the wise words of King Solomon from the following proverb: Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty (Proverbs 21:5 NLT)