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Pilates for Dancers

Many dance schools overseas, and elite dancers recognise the value of Pilates as a training method to develop core strength and keep them in top shape for the rigours of dance training. In many ways, Pilates is complimentary to dance, with emphasis on precision and moving mindfully and effortlessly against the resistance of your own… Continue reading Pilates for Dancers

Dance Injuries – Achilles Tendonitis Part II

In our previous post, we covered what is and what causes Achilles Tendonitis. In this post, we will elaborate further on the kind of exercises As a recap on the causes: (i) Imbalance in the muscles If the other muscles in the feet and legs involved in releves, plies etc are underdeveloped, the Achilles Tendon… Continue reading Dance Injuries – Achilles Tendonitis Part II