Ballet Tips For Beginners

ballet tips for beginners

If you are looking at starting ballet classes, especially as an adult, you will probably be looking for ballet tips for beginners, so these are some of my tips on how to start training for ballet, especially if you start when you are older than the normal age of five. If you are an adult … Read more Ballet Tips For Beginners

How To Cure Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a pretty common ailment amongst runners, walkers and even unfortunately dancers. In this post, I will look at how to cure Plantar Fasciitis with the use of some great stretches that are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the lower leg, ankle and foot muscles. Good flexibility around the … Read more How To Cure Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Problems In Dancers

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In this article on foot problems that dancers have to contend with, let’s have a look at Metatarsal Stress Fractures and Plantar Fascitis.   Foot Problems Dancers Suffer From Metatarsal Stress Fractures Almost all stress fractures are caused by overuse or overworking of those specific body parts. Stress fractures can occur in any bone of the … Read more Foot Problems In Dancers

How To Protect Your Feet, Ankles, Calves And Legs

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As a ballet dancer, you know that your feet, ankles, calves, and legs are your most valuable assets. Let’s look at ways on how to protect your feet and safeguard your lower extremities, as well as common injuries and how you can avoid them. How To Protect Your Feet And What To Watch For Dancers … Read more How To Protect Your Feet, Ankles, Calves And Legs

RICE Treatment For Dancers

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Have you heard of RICE Treatment? RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compress and Elevate. Even the most careful of ballet dancers or any athlete can get injuries, but fortunately, our bodies have the remarkable capacity to heal themselves. The best thing to do if you incur a ballet dancing injury as a dancer is to see … Read more RICE Treatment For Dancers

Knee Injuries In Dancers – Prevention Is Better Than Cure

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Knee injuries in dancers are not uncommon, as the knee joint is very complicated and in a way also sensitive to injury, especially amongst both dancers and athletes. Knees although they seem simple, are one of the most complex joints in the human body. The knees and knee joints are hot spots for ballet dancers … Read more Knee Injuries In Dancers – Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Prevent Achilles Tendon Injuries In Your Dancing

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Even though the Achilles Tendon is the strongest and thickest of all the tendons in the human body it is still subject to injuries, and as a dancer, you want to try to prevent Achilles Tendon Injuries. What Is An Achilles Tendon? The Achilles Tendon is a fibrous piece of tissue and connects the calf muscle … Read more Prevent Achilles Tendon Injuries In Your Dancing