Tag Archives: benefits

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 Reasons to Dance Yourself Happy

Dance is wonderful for lifting the spirit and pulling you out of a low mood! It offers so many benefits, not just on a physical level but for your mental health and well being too. As dance requires you to be completely present during a class, it enables your mind to switch off from the…