Tag: brain

A New Study Says Dancing Is Awesome for Your Brain

Not that you needed another reason to dance, but here’s a pretty nifty one: A study recently published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience says getting your groove on might be good for your brain. Well, specifically for older peoples’ brains. But the brain benefits of dance seem to be pretty impressive. How’d the […]

Comp-Day Snacks

We love Kashi Trail Mix Chewy Granola Bars (courtesy Kashi) There’s no doubt about it: Competitions are stressful. You’re often stuck shuttling between dressing rooms, ballrooms and hotel rooms, usually without access to healthy food—or refrigerators. That’s why we enlisted Peggy Swistak, MS, RD, CD, of Pacific Northwest Ballet, to share a list of nonperishable […]

Brain Power

Food is a powerful tool that does more than just fuel your body—what you eat and when can mean the difference between feeling focused and happy, or tired and depressed. Your nutrition choices can even affect how you feel pain. Here’s a simple guide to eating in a way that will keep your brain chemically […]