The time has come, Stagey pals, feast your eyes on my latest post: Conversations That Dancers Are Bored of Having (Part 2!)
What mood are you in today? Are you happy? Excited? Got that Friday Feeling? Or maybe not? Perhaps you are having a down day, where everything seems a little blue. Maybe today you have lost faith in yourself and your abilities. Maybe today you just feel a little out of sorts, a little lost. We've … Continue reading Motivation Station!
Stop the press people; I have some news for you. Bamboo is NOT just for pandas to munch on! No no! Bamboo is actually now being used to make clothes! (And let me tell you, they are the softest things you will ever touch, I felt like I was putting on a hug). When I … Continue reading Bamboo; Not Just For Pandas
So I found this the other day, I wrote it ages ago but somehow completely forgot to post it? Though it ties in nicely with another article I wrote recently! For AAAAGES I wanted to go rock climbing but just never got around to it, so it was lucky for me that one free Friday … Continue reading Bouldering – (The JAR Series)
A complete guide to sweat proof make up! As females, our war paint (as I like to refer to it) must be sweat proof and water resistant (and cry proof if you’re anything like me!). Whether it’s for the stage, or you’re in for a sweaty night at your fave nightclub in the height of … Continue reading Don’t Sweat It
When it comes to winter (especially January), it can be a struggle to keep your spirits up - so it’s all about focusing on the little things in life. So, what was my Winter Win this week? Well, one of the good things about January is that nobody judges me for wearing active wear 24/7. … Continue reading My Winter Win!
Dancers have problems. Like, real problems. I mean, to any other normal human bean - (I know, the word is being, but i just had a strange BFG moment) - these problems may seem small, insignificant and trivial. But they could NOT be more wrong - the struggle is REAL, these are things we have … Continue reading #dancerproblems…
I spend, the majority of my time these days, feeling guilty. It sucks. I don't think people in normal jobs get this. Well, maybe, but not to the same extent that we do (and by we I mean performers). Not all of us suffer from this, but I'm pretty sure most of us do. What … Continue reading The Performer’s Guilt Complex And How To Banish It.
Okay, so I don’t mean for this post to sound totally ungrateful towards our parents because yes, they most probably made our career possible – as children they spent hours of their own precious time carting us to and from our specialist classes, forking out thousands of pounds for tuition fees, new dance shoes and … Continue reading The Parents Behind The Performer – And Their Extremely Annoying Habits.
Word on the street is that they are thinking of removing the arts from the schooling system... I'm sorry. WHAT?! Do my ears decieve me? JUST because it isn't considered 'academic'...? I'll tell you now, anyone who has trained in the arts knows just how important it is and how you can learn things even … Continue reading The Importance Of Training & How It Preps You For Life.