Tag Archives: inflammation

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 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…

Stress causes inflammation in the body; dance can cool it down! 

Inflammation in the body is triggered by stress, poor diet and obesity and physical and psychological stress are major triggers of heart disease, depression, chronic pain and neurodegenerative diseases. Dance can help cool the heat and does wonders for your wellbeing and preventing horrible illnesses that can impact negatively on your life. Dance and other…