My Surgery Experience

If you’ve been following my story on this blog or my social media channels, you will know that for me, 2019 was really defined by my being injured. I say “being injured” because it most accurately describes the state I was in; I was in pain, I had swelling and inflammation, I was unable to…

What’s Going On? Posterior Impingement Syndrome

Hi dancers & dance lovers! If you don’t follow me on social media, this will be the first you’ve heard from me in some time. That’s actually because I’ve been out for several months with an injury. Even though that means I’ve technically had more time for writing than I usually would, creating content about…

Update- Where Have I Been?

Hi everyone! I am aware that I haven’t posted in a really long time. On top of that, pretty much all of my recent posts have been reviews. I’m so sorry about that- I have had a whole bunch of new posts planned but I wasn’t sure where to begin. So, I’ll begin with this-…

Finding the balance between health and body positivity

Most dancers I know are pretty obsessed with health: myself included. As people with such a physically demanding lifestyle, it is important that we are well-nourished and energised to get through each day, perform at our best, and avoid injuries. Dance as a profession also demands an especially slim physique, so dancers are usually keen…

Self- Care Tips for Dancers

  Dance is incredibly demanding, especially at a serious level. As dancers, we not only give an incredible amount of mental and physical energy to what we do, but what we do also informs the rest of our lives. You can’t keep dance and life separate, because when you dance, it IS your life. When…

Dance and Nutrition Part One: My Story

Dance and Nutrition: what an important topic. Dance is incredibly demanding- dancers train (at least) as hard as athletes, however as artists are required to maintain a certain line. (‘Line’ is how we often describe the shape of the body in dance, both in general and when in specific poses). I recently went to see…

Bootea 14 Day Teatox Review

I’ve always been cautious about slimming tea products. I believe that there’s no replacement for eating healthily and training right. However I have been curious about these Bootea teatox teas for some time, wondering if they really do work. You see a lot of people promoting them on social media, claiming excellent results; how much…