BLOGS

Dancers, Maximize Your Cross-Training with The Ellové Technique

– Caitlin M. Heflin

I had the distinct pleasure of attending an Ellové Technique workshop taught by Master Instructor/Business Manager Laura Haney and facilitated by Doctors for Dancers.

Here’s Why Even Young Dancers Should Be Thinking About Injury Prevention

–  Margaret Fuhrer: Editor in Chief of Dance Spirit Magazine

Have you heard the story about the dancer who needed a double hip replacement…at age 16?It’s not an urban legend—just ask iconic choreographer Mia Michaels. In a video series about dance injuries, produced by Apolla Performance Footwear, Michaels tells the tale

 

Who is at risk of getting COVID-19 infection?

Most likely we all are.

– Linda Bluestein

Many people have asked me to share the strategies I use to optimize my ability to handle infection(s) and the corresponding inflammatory response. It is the exaggerated inflammatory response that leads to complications of infection such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

 

Naturopathic Medicine Supports Career Longevity and Optimal Performance 

–  Brittany Krake

In an industry that places massive demands on your body and expects consistent high energy performances, dancers often look to the internet or friends for advice on things like improving body composition, increasing energy, and healing injuries or chronic pain more efficiently

 

What’s the Best Way to Rehab an Injury?         

Prevent it!

–  Mary Beth Foreman

Between school, work, rehearsals, and performances, it can be easy to push off self care until tomorrow. While many of us have been in your shoes and can empathize, I sure do wish that I knew then what I know now.  After many years of schooling and residency, my goal is to teach dancers that