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  • Consent in Dance and Fitness - Respecting physical boundaries

    Consent is a vital part of dance and fitness, yet it is rarely discussed. Beyond the bare minimum that individuals consent to when they agree to participate in a specific dance or fitness activity, it is important that we do not assume consent, and start to facilitate and promote open conversations about consent and comfort with various physical interactions when dancing or working out with others. View Post
  • Dance, Fitness and Your Period - Maximising your health and comfort while exercising during your cycle

    Every female dancer and fitness enthusiast has had to exercise or dance while on your period. Yet, most ladies and girls feel slightly embarrassed when this happens. Your period is a natural part of your bodily routine, and because it happens regularly, knowing how to best prepare your dance/fitness routine for when your period comes can save you a lot of emotional and physical stress. we've collated some advice on what you can do to minimise the pain and discomfort caused by your period, thus minimising its impacts on your dance and fitness journeys. View Post
  • Dance Injury Anxiety - How to support the injured dancer in your life

    When dancers sustain a bad injury or fall, they become cautious of the dance move they were attempting to do when the accident occured. Depending on how serious the injury sustained was, a dancer may even become fearful of the circumstances that led up to his or her fall. It is important to know how you can support the dancer in your life to help minimise their anxieties and fears, thus allowing them to recover at a speed that is best suited for them. View Post