Historically, in the world of ballet, young dancers were considered ready to start training en pointe at 12 years of age.  However, this age had more to do with tradition than any biological or technical requirement. With advances in dance science, we now know that the...

As the last few weeks of summer vacation come to a close (single tear 😢 ), many dancers are anxiously awaiting the return to regular dance classes and training. It's always an exciting time filled with anticipation of new classes with new friends, new teachers, new ro...

I was recently invited to give a talk to a group of very dedicated dancers at the Vancouver Ballet Society’s Spring Seminar. I was asked to speak about injury prevention in dance, and since then have had quite a lot of questions and interest in the topic. Although it w...

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