Nutrition for Healthy Dancers asked three parents to share their experiences with navigating the rigid world of a child’s dance career.
There’s no doubt that at some point along your dance training, you’ve heard about supplements. If not consuming a well-rounded diet that is sufficient in both calories and nutrients, dancers are at risk for developing deficiencies.
If you’re anything like me, you ‘re constantly battling thoughts that tell you “if it’s not perfect, then it’s not worth it.” As someone with perfectionist-type tendencies, I must make an active effort to translate preconceived superhuman ideals into sustainable (and realistic) goals. Are you ready to start building sustainable habits? Here are 3 tips to tackle your all-or-nothing mindset.
For dancers, nutrition advice should come from a qualified source. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists accurately translate scientific jargon into accessible information. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are a dancer’s ideal source for meal planning and nutrition-related information. Before turning to either Google or a health coach, here are 6 reasons why you should consider a licensed professional for nutrition information.
I chose to attain additional certification as a Professional Counselor of Intuitive Eating. This enables me to help others let go of restrictive habits. Together, we navigate an all-or-nothing mindset until we find true comfort in that grey area.
A large part of learning how to eat intuitively involves raising body self-awareness. Learning how to eat intuitively also teaches us about the importance of compassionate self-care.
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