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Healthy Dancer

High-Protein Snack

By Sarah Maughan

Dance and circus performance require a good balance between fuelling carbohydrates and strengthening proteins.

 
Healthy Dancer

Easy-To-Digest Meal

By Sarah Maughan

To avoid experiencing gas and bloating while preparing for dancing nude, or nearly nude, eat foods that easily pass through the digestive tract.

 
Healthy Dancer

Apple Walnut Muffins

By Dr. Blessyl Buan, Sarah Maughan

This healthy recipe for delicious apple walnut muffins requires absolutely no butter.

 
Healthy Dancer

Conquering Jet Lag

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Melatonin is a natural hormone produced in the pineal gland of mammalian brains as part of the endocrine system. Production of melatonin is hampered by travel, irregular sleep patterns and more.

 

Kinesiology and Dance Degree at the University of Calgary

A long-standing relationship between dance and physical education at the University of Calgary is evolving: the school is launching a new degree that combines a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Kinesiology.

 
Healthy Dancer

Food Combining for Performance

By Dr. Millie Lytle

When and what to eat are tricky questions for many people – magnified if you’re a dancer. Rather than blindly grabbing a banana whenever you can fit it in, strategically focus on combining foods that enhance performance and recovery.

 

Acuback

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Healthy Dancer

The Pros and Cons of Milk

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Though dairy cow products contain good nutrition, they are also potentially problematic.

 
Healthy Dancer Canada

Dancer Health and Wellness: the Art and Science Revealed

Conference | Colloque

Toronto ON
October 6 octobre 2013
9:00 | 9:00 to 5:00 | 17:00
Bodywork

 
Healthy Dancer

Summer Re-charge: Muscle Recovery After a Workout or Performance

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Summer is a great time to fine tune the way you replenish your body’s nutrients after a work out or performance.

 
Healthy Dancer

Strength in Tradition

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Traditional medicine has a long and heterogeneous track record for legitimacy.

 

Santevia Water Bottle with Alkaline Water Stick

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Feet First

Father's Day Foot Love

Foot love goes a long way this Father’s Day.

 

How do you handle pain?

We asked a handful of practitioners across the country how they deal with, work with and otherwise live with the pain that goes hand-in-hand with a career in dance.

 
Healthy Dancer

Liquid Lunch

By Dr. Millie Lytle

This juice is energizing, refreshing, detoxifying and satisfying.

 
Feet First

Floating Bones

Did you know there are 26 main bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles that move the bones in the foot?

 
Healthy Dancer

White Bean and Avocado Dip

By Dr. Millie Lytle

Homemade dips are versatile and provide protein and healthy omega fatty acids.

 

The Dancing Chiropractor

By Dr. Blessyl Buan

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be many things. I wanted to be a doctor, a teacher, a mother and, secretly, I wanted to be a professional dancer.

Tony Ingram: Bboy Science

The January/February 2013 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item featuring Tony Ingram.”Tony Ingram is on a crusade: he wants peop…

 
Healthy Dancer

Broiled Mackerel with Spice Rub

By Dr. Millie Lytle

A healthy recipe for broiled mackerel.

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