For most of us stress is a regular part of the day. Some statistics suggest that up to 77 percent of us feel the physical effects of stress on a regular basis in the form of headaches, insomnia, anxiety, weight gain, muscle aches and pains, crankiness, and difficulty focusing. Learning how to deal with it in a healthy way can actually help get rid of some of the worst symptoms.Read More
Often the biggest barrier to our health and fitness goals is our own state of mind. Fear, frustration, a desire to wait to begin exercising until we lose some weight, have more time, less busy time at work, more energy... there are many reasons, when it comes to working out and getting results it is very easy not to make it happen.
Sometimes all you need is a reminder to be mindful and to take care of yourself!Read More
Confidence is the gold rush of the 21st century, and in the ballet world —it sets one average dancer apart from a super star. People love confidence, in fact they fall in love with confidence in any and every aspect of life.
This doesn’t mean the kind of false confidence that comes from an over-blown ego, or even the illusory superiority many people show to defend a lack of self-confidence at the core.
Let’s face it — we far too often put our attention to fitness & wellness aside, until : "we have more time”, “loose a bit of weight”, “spring starts”, “ holiday finishes” and many more important excuses that fundamentally lead nowhere. Don’t get caught in this trap! Take some flexibility and begin today. You’ll thank yourself tomorrow.Read More
With all upcoming Nutcracker ballet workshops as well as long waited holiday season, we’d like to take a closer look at the history of this magical ballet beloved around the world. For many people, attending a performance of "The Nutcracker" is a holiday tradition and an introduction to the world of classical ballet and music.Read More
Going vegan provides not only health benefits, but also a great way to lose weight. Almost every woman has tried some sort of diet in their past, and many even go so far as to starve themselves in order to lose weight, only to realize that they gained all the weight back once they started to eat “normally” again. Here are a few ideas on how to improve your health and to sculpt your perfect ballet body:Read More
Ballet can help you burn a tremendous amount of calories and subsequently lose weight. Ballet involves total-body rhythmic movements that elevate your heart rate, breathing rate, circulation, and muscular activity. In fact, ballet elevates your metabolism 3-6 times above your resting metabolism. In other words, you’ll burn 3-6 times more calories when you’re dancing versus resting.Read More
Wondered if ballet could help you to loose weight? Here are some straight forward tips for how to engage your ballet practice to reach your weight loss goals.Read More
Many think that ballet is a beautiful fairy tail and reserved only for the little girls or for the physically gifted ones. However, if you look a little deeper you will realise that ballet is an amazing technique, exercise of it’s highest forms, offering the biggest potential for your body as well as for your mind development. The overall wellbeing.Read More
We all already know how much benefit can bring regular exercise. However even with the best intentions sometimes it can be difficult to squeeze in a good workout in today’s busy lifestyle. Fortunately, a new study has shed some light on the power of super-short workouts when it comes to one of exercise's most underrated benefits: improved memory.Read More