Welcome to our Training blog. Here we will post vblogs and articles for you to read at your leisure and offer you insight into the lives and experiences of Professional Dancers, Teachers, Coaches and Students as well as training advice and tips.

March 16, 2020

Today Science in Dance opened its first Online Shop for programmes, templates and workouts. We have initially released our most in demand template. The Ankle Sprain Rehab template has been our most requested resource. The template gives a small insight into safe exercises to help you return to Dancing following a conventional Grade 1 Ankle sprain providing you have sought Physical Therapy or medical assistance to diagnose the injury. This programme is not a substitute for quality physio time. However, the programme covers exercise progression and criterion to allow you to progress through the stages sa...

March 3, 2020

We have been away from the blogs and podcasts for a number of exciting reasons.

Firstly, as you may have seen on the socials we are rolling out some generic ankle strength programmes for purchase with a variety of extensive videos talking you through exercises and techniques to improve and maintain strength and stability at the ankle.

The common misconception here is that all the exercises used to enhance ankle strength simply involve the ankle. THEY DO NOT.  This programme takes a far more global approach to Stability and Strength for Dance with some added tips on mobility and flexibility.

This programme...

October 15, 2019

Over the last 6 months we have been lucky to have some visits from some wonderfully keen individuals who have taken the time to develop themselves further

As October Half Term break approaches, I usually take this time to travel to a city around Europe to meet new people, Dancers, Dance Scientists etc. 

Almost a year ago I was writing a blog about my time in Helsinki and my thoughts on the IADMS conference. This year, unfortunately I will not be attending the conference in Montreal. I hope all my colleagues and peers have a great time! If you have not been to an IADMS, I would greatly recommend the exper...

November 1, 2018

Here is the Science in Dance review of the 2018 International Association of Dance Medicine and Science Conference from Helsinki, Finland.

Strap yourselves in for some pictorial and editorial highlights from IADMS 2018. 

Firstly, I must thank every single member of the IADMS and Dance Health Finland for making Science in Dance so welcome at the Conference and congratulations on an amazing 4 days of insight, research and networking. 

Helsinki is a fantastic city with much to offer in history and amazing food. The day before the conference started I was thrilled to join Katy Chambers, Steph De'Ath, Sarah Ne...

October 19, 2018

Darker nights draw closer and the tougher Winter months seem to appear out of nowhere but with that comes a multitude of things... The Story of Clara and The Nutcracker Prince, which in itself involves hearing Waltz of the Flowers over and over again, Audition Season for many Graduates, Competition Season for aspiring Dancers in Training and of course critical preparations for Winter Seasons in Ballet Companies. 

We bring you a few updates and pieces of news that exponentially boost Science in Dance into 2019 and into the ever expanding universe of Strength and Conditioning within Dance.

If you didn't al...

August 20, 2018

In the last 40 years Dance Science has thrived on a growing body of research and work by governing bodies that has allowed Dancers to develop their skills and health/wellbeing for the better. The contributions of major Dance Science organisations has led us the where we are today. Beyond this their are current health practitioners and researchers who are pioneering Dance research to further have a positive impact on Dancers in this century. Dancers are recognising widely the necessity for such provision and the emerging amount of Strength and Conditioning Coaches and support staff in Ballet Companies a...

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