Tag Archives: healthy lifestyle

No Sweat! Why we should use more natural deodorants.

Us dancers like to stay fresh all day yet do we know what is in our deodorant and body sprays? I have recently switched from a regular brand of deodorant to one with more natural ingredients. For years there have been rumours that there is a link between aluminium Parabens in anti-perspirant sprays with breast…

Excellence Vs Perfectionism in Danceā€

Excellence Vs Perfectionism Trying to strike a balance between achieving excellence and avoiding tipping into perfectionist tendencies is a fine line. “Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralising” Harriet Braiker As a dancer we are hard working individuals and keen to work towards our dreams and ambitions. Yet how far are we […]

January Series – setting goals and sticking to them…

At this time of year we are always asked by others what our New Years resolutions are and what we want to achieve. Yet how do we actually sustain the motivation to achieve our goals and how do we efficiently go about working towards them? Very often we plan goals for ourselves that are very…