Staying calm in an uncertain career…

How do we stay calm and centred as a freelancer? Rushing from one place to another, trying to keep on top of many differing projects all at once, sustaining a high level of fitness and creativity and functioning as a small business. It is not always easy and our sheer love and passion for dance…

Let Dance be thy Food

Last months blogs were all about treating your body to delicious food; this months blogs are all about feeding yourself in a different way. They will focus on the health and happiness in other areas of your life and the joy that dance, movement and exercise can bring in helping you to discover contentment amidst…

Happy Food= Happy Dancer. Part 4: Planning, Stocking and eating well.

In this mini series of food, I have talked about the positive effect that good quality, fresh food has on your mood, health and creativity and the negative impact of processed food. Better food = better health. As a dancer the nutrients we put in our body is vital to sustain a long career and…

Happy Food = Happy Dancer. Part 3: Sweet things!

I love sweet things! Chocolate, cake, biscuits, you name it! However in the last year, I have really tried to find healthier ways of getting my chocolate fix. As it is my birthday week, this blog is all about delicious sweet things, which are healthy and cut out the rubbish. There are some very simple…

Happy Food = Happy Dancer. Part 2: Lunch/Dinner

“You are what you eat. So don’t be fast, cheap, easy or fake”. (Amelia Freer, 2015). I look at food completely differently compared to a couple of years ago. Food was just food; a necessity, a pretty nice necessity but I made the same choices without much thought again and again. I would have acne…

Happy Food = Happy Dancer. Part 1: Breakfast

This month, my blogs will be focusing on ‘happy food’ and how it can make you feel more energetic, centred and keep your mood on an even kilter. The pathway to wellness and vitality is through the food that we put in our body. Every time we eat, we should question: is this going to…

10 Tried and Tested Tips to being a Successfully Authentic Dancer.

When starting out, whether it be as a recent graduate, as an established dancer beginning a new project or a dancer shifting mid-career, it can be exciting but also a challenge. I love reading about people who have been successful, in any field and to be inspired by how they have gone about accomplishing their…