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.

July 26, 2019

Welcome back to Science in Dance in Blogs. We are continuing with the podcast series. This week we are delighted to share with you the work and genius of Paige Rice from Edith Cowan University. In the episode she talks to us about all things to do with ankle biomechanics and even shares with us the preliminary results of her training study which involves the hot topic at the moment which is ISOMETRICS. 

Paige is studying and researching Dance Biomechanics and Bio Physics as part of her PhD which ties nicely into research surrounding; performance, injury risk and more molecular level science with her inc...

August 8, 2018

Dance Training Loads explained further. KS Dance is a fantastic facility for professional dance training and incorporates Dance Science and Health on a daily basis.

June 12, 2018

This week we are bringing you highlights from some of our gym sessions with the Dancers in Full Time Ballet Training at KS Dance (www.ksd-online.co.uk) Check Them Out!

It is crucial that the principles we talk about on this website, we employ in our everyday work as practitioners so we thought we would show you what we have been up to!

Barbell Hip Thrust

Single Leg Box Jump from Kneeling

Weighted Calf Walks

Copenhagen Groin Exercise

Medicine Ball Throws for Horizontal Force Production

February 25, 2018

Its natural... We practise... we fail... we try again... we learn... we fail... we succeed... we learn... we fail... we try new things.

With almost every instagram account and facebook meme encouraging us to be the best version of ourselves and eat kale and a drink more water, its hard to take the message seriously and know what to do for the best.

My message is simple... Do what makes me you feel good.

I get asked, "Should I go for a massage?", "Should I go for accupuncture?" or "Should I just roll out?".

In an upcoming video, I will discuss my thoughts, from both a physiological and psychological stand...

October 18, 2017

Sunday 26th November, Science in Dance hosts its first ever Conference for Teachers of Dance. This exclusive event it aimed at introducing Teachers, from all genre of Dance, to the anatomy of a Dancer, the processes of Athletic development in Dance and Injury Prevention for Dancers.

The Day will consist of practical and educational sessions including Strength training and Mobility elements, Ballet Class delivered by Kate Simmons to link anatomy, Strength training and the aesthetics of Ballet, Presentations on key aspects for the development of a Dancer's body and Educational talks from established membe...

September 26, 2017

Lets been honest, no athlete on this planet is more aware of their own body and how they feel using it than Dancers.

At Science in Dance, every day starts with a physical screening and health monitoring session accompanied by "Morning Mobility". This has been an addition to the Dance training and provision at KS Dance Upper School by request from the Teachers and Director.

This time in the morning is the perfect opportunity for the Dancer's to address any issues or ongoing injuries with the Sports Science and Injury team. On top of this, it is also an important addition as it allows the Dancers to regula...

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