Do you really know your body and how it moves? As a dancer, our body is our instrument. It's important to have at least a basic understanding of anatomy in order to apply corrections, comprehend your injuries, recognize your personal strengths and weaknesses, and advance your technique.
Understanding correct alignment and finding excellent training is the key to injury prevention!
ARTICLES: It's All In The Details
Lisa Howell - A Well Known Dance Physiotherapist Talks About Dance Injuries
THIS BOOK IS A MUST HAVE!
You will find great pictures and explanations to help you understand which muscles are used in what types of steps and choreography.
Essential Dance Anatomy Videos
Pacific Northwest Ballet
The Royal Ballet of London
Companies In The Mix
Release Your Calves!
Exercises, Stretches, & More...
This stretch is great to help relieve...
Achilles tendinitis, pain or tightness
Scar tissue build-up from past sprained or broken ankles
Limited range of motion in the ankles
Tendonitis on the tops of the feet
This is a great exercise for strengthening your lats safely. Fantastic for port de bras and maintaining your upper body structure while turning and jumping!