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.

February 19, 2019

In light of articles written surrounding Social Media over the last year, I thought I would weigh in on the instagram hype.

Maybe it is now satisfying to post on social media, yet as many have suggested it is a double edged sword. Personally, at Science in Dance we use Instagram and Facebook to share informative visual content of Dancers taking positive steps within in Cross-Training and Dance Specific Training. Yet to be perfectly honest, we spend a good proportion of our time giving perspective to young Dancers and encouraging positive social media usage. However, there is more that needs to be done w...

January 4, 2019

Introducing our latest article and first post for 2019 from Physiotherapist at Science in Dance: Clémence Tourneur. 

Rest or move? What to do when I’m in pain?

Most of dancers dance in pain: 81 % of dancers quote that pain is the main symptom which leads to the decrease of their activity. However, it does not mean to dance in suffering. It is also important for them to know how to manage their training load to return back to dancing in optimal conditions after a musculoskeletal complaint.

To rest or to stay active ?

How can we find the balance ?

To illustrate, take a first example.

A dancer had an ankle spr...

September 13, 2018

Welcome to September with Science in Dance and a special Welcome to our Guest Author, Jodie Comer. You may have heard of Jodie from previous articles, as she is the latest cog to be added to Science in Dance Engine. Jodie is supporting Dancers at KS Dance and Science in Dance with Manual Therapy and Rehabilitation. 

This article is a brief overview on the role that Manual Therapists have in the World of Dance. Jodie is a great practitioner with a superb perspective. We believe that exercise is the best medicine for instability and movement related issues, yet, therapists have a key role in facilitating...

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...

July 17, 2018

Science in Dance has grown in to so much more than we ever imagined over the past 12 months; 2 Conference Events, a total of over 900 Coaching Sessions, over 4000 online subscribers and members on every continent around the world. It is quite overwhelming. 

So much so... Science in Dance is enlisting some fantastic individuals to grow its services and reach more Dancers than ever before. Sport Scientists, Massage Therapists, Rehabilitators, Physios and Doctors are on the list of Professionals who are to be working alongside the current team to support all of you.

This change comes as a result of the dema...

April 24, 2018

A huge Thank you to all who attended our Science in Dance Conference this last weekend.

A Major Thank You to all those who presented. Here is your chance to check them out on Instagram and Twitter:

Stephanie De'Ath: @stephaniede17 - instagram

Martin Lanfear: @underthebarre - twitter

Sy Wiggall: @sywiggall - instagram

Gemma Parry: @GemmaNParry - Twitter

Kate Simmons: @katesimmonsdance - instagram

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