2017 Round-Up: Dance Performances

This year, I have been lucky enough to go and see more dance performances than ever before, thanks mostly to the generosity of Sadler’s Wells and The Movement. Being a Social Mover has been an amazing opportunity, because watching live dance is really the best way to stay inspired and informed about your art form…

Review: Kyle Abraham’s Pavement

Okay, so I originally filmed a video as my review for this piece, but it somehow didn’t save or got deleted! It took me forever to try to put what I wanted to say into words, so rather than spend forever trying to re-film, I’m going to do this review as a written post! Back…

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…

Does social media help or hinder young aspiring dancers?

I enjoy social media; most of my generation do, and those younger than me seem to like and use it even more. It is a great way to stay in touch with friends, make new ones and get inspiration. However, there’s no denying it’s a big distraction. With the progression of technology, we can now…