Tag Archives: Training

The Mystery of Stretching Revealed

To paraphrase the great dance kinesiologist Sally Fitt, of all the principles of conditioning, the most frequently overlooked is effective sequencing. Five teaching principles:
1. start gradually- warm-up first
2. After fatiguing a muscle group, take time to recover and loosen (the primary problem w most gym programs)
3. before stretching a major muscle group, ‘set up’ by doing a maximal contraction in the opposing muscle group if it’s equal mass
4.consider joint actions
5. listen to the body
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March 2013 Yoga Update

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The Rod Stryker Prana Shakti Master Training course at the end of February 2013 was phenomenal! The test for the course, The Path of Fire and Light by Swami Rama was concise and informative. Continue reading

Sound Business Practices – Arts Organizations Aren’t Exempt!!

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Category Responsibilities:
training – school responsibility
funding – company responsibility only
safety – company & school responsibility
accessibility – company & school responsibility

My Issue Isn’t Dance Team Itself, But How Qualified Are Those Instructors?

As a professional movement coach, a mom, and a former cheerleader, I get it that my students want to be part of the ‘in crowd’ Continue reading

A Disturbing Trend

Honestly, I worry about the continuance of dance as an oral art form, about the ignorance of adults who pay for training from unqualified instructors, and the sight of small children on stage Continue reading