Here is a link to Dance Magazine's article regarding a recently published study from Portugal showing that specific mental health issues in dance students, such as eating disorders, perfectionism, low self-esteem, anxiety and depression are possibly caused by the discipline in dance training. Please post your comments.
The discipline of ballet training; The possible effects on long term mental health In this article, I take a look at the potential links associated with the long-term mental health effects from traditional ballet training. How can you be affected by ballet training from an early age? Can this really... read more →
I watched this TED Talk, which shows very interesting development in treating mental health conditions. Professor of Clinical Psychology, Julia Rucklidge explains how she has used multi-vitamins and minerals to improve a number of mental health conditions. Her research has proved that nutrition can be used to reduce or replace... read more →
Dancers discover that they have a dream from the time when they go to their first dance class, from as young as three years old. For dancers who are finding it difficult to get through the challenges of the moment here's today's Thought for the day: Never give up on... read more →