Sunday Wellness
Sunday Wellness: Everything You Need to Know About Fish Oil

Sunday Wellness: Everything You Need to Know About Fish Oil

Stephanie Burg gives the lowdown on fish oil -- why this popular supplement can be beneficial and how to make sure the pills in the bottle are up to par...
Sunday Wellness: Gluten Free Vegan Pizza Crust

Sunday Wellness: Gluten Free Vegan Pizza Crust

A lighter and gluten-free, vegan alternative to regular pizza crust, this garbanzo bean based dough will supply additional protein and complex carbohydrates so you can have your pizza and feel good about eating it too...
Sunday Wellness: The Beauty of Fermented Foods + Recipe for Sauerkraut

Sunday Wellness: The Beauty of Fermented Foods + Recipe for Sauerkraut

The Beauty of Fermented Foods + Recipe for Sauerkraut Fermented foods are huge right now. Not only are they a great source of good bacteria your body desperately needs, they are also a key factor in the healing of pesky health concerns like leaky gut, acne, IBS and other chronic ailments. When a food is...
Sunday Wellness: Is There Such Thing as a Healthy Cookie?

Sunday Wellness: Is There Such Thing as a Healthy Cookie?

Is there such thing as a healthy cookie? Not all treats have to come with guilt.  Coconut gets the spotlight in these gluten-free, vegan, and Candida diet-friendly cookies.  An excellent source of healthy, saturated fat, coconut is also anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and said to boost endurance by providing a source of quick energy. Sweetened with stevia, you...
Wellness Sunday: Dd Response to Anatomy of the Spirit

Wellness Sunday: Dd Response to Anatomy of the Spirit

Maintaining mental, emotional, and spiritual health, especially for professional dancers, is just as important as maintaining the physical body.
Wellness Sunday: Superfood Quinoa Pilaf

Wellness Sunday: Superfood Quinoa Pilaf

Dancers think about food. A LOT.  As physical beings, food is not only nourishment, but fuel we feed our bodies. 
Wellness Sunday: Yoga for Dancer

Wellness Sunday: Yoga for Dancer

Supta Virasana (reclined hero’s pose) This very intense abdomen, low back, quadriceps, and hip opener is one of the best stretches a dancer can do.
Wellness Sunday: Cross-Training For Dancers 101

Wellness Sunday: Cross-Training For Dancers 101

”In dance, fatigue is a factor in 90% of injuries and overuse contributes to 65% of dance injuries. Fatigue and overuse injuries can become chronic problems that trouble the dancer daily. Cross-training can help reduce risk of these types of injuries by balancing out the muscles of the body and providing relief to the muscles...
Wellness Sunday: Yoga for Dancers

Wellness Sunday: Yoga for Dancers

Paschimottanasana (seated forward fold) Besides providing a total back body stretch, paschimottanasana helps balance the body’s energy.
Wellness Sunday: Ice or Heat? That is the question.

Wellness Sunday: Ice or Heat? That is the question.

Ice and heat are both good for different types of injuries and different time of day.
Wellness Sunday: Yoga For Dancers

Wellness Sunday: Yoga For Dancers

Headstand/Handstand/Shoulder Stand Inversions are great for stress and can be done anytime, anywhere. The benefits of inversions include strengthening the core and shoulders, reversing blood flow- this gives your heart a rest while blood flows easily to the brain-, and renewed energy and mental clarity from a more relaxed nervous system.
Wellness Sunday: Sugar Substitues That Won't Destroy Your Health

Wellness Sunday: Sugar Substitues That Won’t Destroy Your Health

Sugar is a hot topic right now, and quite frankly, it’s about dang time!
Sunday Wellness: Foam Rolling 101

Sunday Wellness: Foam Rolling 101

Foam Rollers are a popular item among dancers.
Wellness Sunday: Beet, Apple, and Mint Juice Recipe

Wellness Sunday: Beet, Apple, and Mint Juice Recipe

A healthy, delicious juice recipe for the dancer lifestyle...
Wellness Sunday: Preventing Injuries, One Dancer at a Time

Wellness Sunday: Preventing Injuries, One Dancer at a Time

80% of dancers experience major injury during their career (L. Hamilton et al 1989) and 65% of dance injuries are due to overuse (Byhring et al 2002, Garrick et all 1993, Liederbach 1985, Nisson et all 2001, Solomon et al 1995, 1996, 1999, Scialom et al 2006).