Ask The Physio … Problem Hips

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Tight at the front of your hips? Do your hips Click or Clunk? Try this 10 minute programme that your hips will love by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physio The dancers hip is subject to even more demand than the average Joe. In normal circumstances, our hips are designed to move us in the sa… Read Article

FULL TIME COURSES GUIDE for 2017!

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Thinking about FULL TIME? DANCELIFE brings you the Dance & Performing Arts FULL TIME COURSES GUIDE for 2017! The guide has been created specifically for students that are serious about wanting a career in the dance and entertainment industry. With personal notes from Directors an… Read Article

ASK THE PHYSIO … Feet First

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Getting the most from your feet … a 10 minute program that your feet will love by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physiotherapy Your feet are the primary connection with your body to the ground, and therefore, information about your external environment. Even under normal circu… Read Article

Ask the Physio … Training Turnout

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Training Turn Out … a brief guide for dancers by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physiotherapy Every dancer desires a natural, wide turn-out from the hips. High kicks, strong turn-out, centering and core control – these are just a few of the things that today’s dancer is se… Read Article

Ask the Physio: Functional Training

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Functional Training  |  Part 1 What is it and how does it apply to me as a dancer? by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form PhysiotherapyJust as an athlete spends a lot of time training for competition, it is equally important that the professional dancer does the same. The training I refer to… Read Article

ASK THE PHYSIO … OVERUSE INJURIES!

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Overuse injuries…..recognition and prevention. If you are taking on full time dance school this year you will probably increase the amount of dancing you are doing every week considerably. Your body may also notice this substantially!!! Our resident expert Physiotherapist –… Read Article

ASK THE PHYSIO … ORTHOTICS FOR DANCERS?

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Orthotics, do we need them for dancing and how do they help? The foot. The foot is designed to function well on soft natural surfaces like sand and earth. Modern day living however means we spend a lot of time on hard concrete style surfaces and in fashion shoes which restrict the foot’s natu… Read Article

2015 ONLINE GUIDE TO FULL TIME

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Australia’s Number ONE Dance and Musical Theatre Destination – DanceLife – is again bringing you the top resource for dance and performing arts students ‘DanceLife’s Online Guide To Dance and Performing Arts Courses 2015’. The guide has been created for students that ar… Read Article

Ask the physio … Posture!

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Why is posture so important? Good standing posture enables the body to effectively deal with the ever-present forces of gravity and ground reaction forces. When the body is well balanced and ‘stacked’, our muscles and joints will be at their optimal tension and our stability muscles ca… Read Article

Ask The Physio …. What Is Anterior Ankle Impingement?

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What Is Anterior Ankle Impingement?What is Anterior Ankle Impingement? “Impingement” of the ankle refers to pain and dysfunction at the ankle which can occur at the front (anterior) or at the back of the ankle (posterior). ‘’Impingement” means “to hit against” or “to come in contact wi… Read Article

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