Your value as a dancer lies in being YOU. Losing weight doesn't automatically make you a better dancer. And this may be a challenging concept to acknowledge at first because of the limited dance-body ideals out there. But if you truly appreciate dance, you would know that ballet was never about thinness. It's… Continue reading Dance Nutrition 101 – Thinness does not define your worth as a dancer
I'm against calorie-counting for a reason and that is that counting calories makes you vulnerable and insecure around food and exercise. (not to mention that counting calories, or any form of dieting, does not help you lose weight in the long term - it actually leads to regaining more) This account by Joanna really depicts… Continue reading What happens when you start counting calories?
Today the 6th of May is International No Diet Day. The name says it all, really - it's a day to say NO to diets because hey, why are we even allowing others and ourselves to determine so much of our worth on body size and shape when each and every one of us… Continue reading Say No To Diets Today