The Summer Dancer

Summer Holidays are here! For students this has to be the best time of year – the summer holidays are finally here. Six weeks now stretch out ahead of us, brimming with opportunity of entertainment, trips and summery shenanigans. The TFX students have been keeping in touch during their summer break and it’s brilliant so see […]

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Stretching at home

Every dancer should be stretching at home. Flexibility is a huge part of all kinds of dance and the best place to do it is out of class. Make sure you’re stretching safely and effectively by following these simple guidelines. – Stretch when your muscles are already warm, run around or jump up and down […]

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Should dancers run?

For years dancers have been told not to run. “You’ll get shin splints” “It’ll make you inflexible” “You’ll be working the wrong muscles” Sure, running can give you shin splints but so can dancing. Yes it can make you inflexible and some of the most inflexible people are runners but this is because runners don’t stretch!! […]

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