Plantar plate injuries are common dance issues that many performers push through without seeking professional advice. What is a plantar plate injury and how does its functionality affect dancers?
An ingrown toenail is a common problem if you are a dancer, especially a...
With the aim to provoke thoughts amongst audience members in relation to sound and its presence in the space, the work consists of two performers fulfilling the role of artists as they express a story of personal interpretation through the simultaneous inclusion of electronic media (sound/lighting) and movement.
Snow and Rose reveals an intriguing glimpse of the creativity in lighting, sets and choreography to be expected from a Spark Youth Dance Company creation.
Wakakirri, established in 1992, is Australia’s largest performing arts event for schools. Competitors perform an original three-to-seven minute ‘story dance’ that expresses an issue or story, often relating directly to the assortment of controversial topics that youth face within their communities.
Releasing fascia can be a key factor in the treatment of chronic aches and pains, injuries and restrictions. And, importantly for dancers, it improves flexibility and mobility.
Awareness and preparation are the key to a healthy diet that supports an active dance lifestyle. Here are some tips and tricks to help you eat restorative, nutritious and energizing food, and achieve your best outcome every day.
Intrinsic foot strength is something that can be measured and improved. Dance training, rehearsing and performing, combined with the correct knowledge of how to condition the arch of the foot, will increase strength in these muscles.