You walk into a dance studio and what is the first thing you see? Dancers sat around stretching. Legs on bars, splits, middle splits and legs up by their ears. But there is now lots of evidence that is now pulling us away from this cliché to create strong, injury free dancers. In this blog post I wanted to digest some of the science for … Continue reading Dancers & stretching.
I have been doing a lot of research recently on the importance of strength and cross training in dancers. And I wanted to share some of that learning and yes, it’s amazing I know, dancers can lift weights and train outside of the studio. Without strength or optimising strength potential you cannot develop good, explosive, dynamic end of range movements. And that is the exact … Continue reading Dancers, Strength & Cross Training.
So what exactly is Myofascial Cupping? What are the markings? And what exactly does it do? I did my myofascial cupping course back in February at The Cotswold Academy and really enjoy adding these into my treatments to reduce chronic tightness. I thought I would write a post answering the really common questions I get asked on the daily about why, when and what Myofascial … Continue reading Myofascial Cupping
I qualified with my Sports Massage qualification in December and since beginning my business CR Sports Massage Therapy I always get similar questions about Sports Massage. To find out more about my massage work make sure you check out my Instagram @crsportsmassage or the rest of my socials at the bottom of this post. What is sports massage?: Unlike your normal relaxing holistic massage with … Continue reading What is a Sports Massage?