Self-care for a young dancer is a critical step in personal development during the preparation phase of a professional career. Even those who do not intend to choose a career in the arts should know how to best care for themselves.
Topics to be covered are: when to seek medical advice, how to prevent injury to the feet and legs, what to stretch, when and how, what tools, i.e., foam roller, massage stick, pinky balls etc.,are most helpful and what tools currently on the market, are not. What blister care, and topical applications are least toxic. Cramping, nutritional factors, will all be included in this lively and interactive conversation.< return to MT speaking