Tag: stamina

How to Build Stamina for Mask-Mandated Competitions & Block Scheduling

As pandemic-related safety restrictions ease and dancers return to competition and convention stages, many dancers will face new obstacles, mainly, performing in masks and performing all your routines at once. While you’ve probably trained and rehearsed in a mask, performing onstage in one—in front of judges and an audience, and with all that performance-induced adrenaline—will […]

Watch ESPN Realize That Dance Is Hard

This won’t come as a surprise to dancers: New data from ESPN Sports Science shows that the stamina required to get through one performance of The Lion King on Broadway is equal to that of other professional athletes playing sports. We love seeing athletes get goofy with their more graceful counterparts but we have to admit, we’re surprised […]