Good for you. You tried a new dance class and loved every minute of it.
But now, the adrenaline is wearing off, and you are starting to
feel some pain:in your leg, your neck, your foot:Well, just
about everywhere. Ugh!
- Do you have a bruise from running into another dancer by accident?
- Â How about a cut or blister on your foot from new dance shoes?
- Â Maybe you just feel sore all over?
Well, if any of this sounds familiar, don’t feel bad. Even established dancers
who have been taking classes for many years get cuts, bruises, aches,
and pains on a regular basis from classes, performances and
rehearsals (Ice is definitely my friend!). It’s just part of being a dancer.
But don’t worry!
While we can’t give you medical advice, we can offer
some helpful resources. To learn how to take care of yourself after
a dance class, check out these links:
Feeling muscle soreness?
How about cuts and bruises?
What about blisters?
Hopefully, these links will help guide you in the right direction
to healing your aches, pains, cuts, and bruises. But as you all know,
it’s wise to check with your doctor before starting any new type
of exercise and if you sustain any injuries.
The good news is that your class will get easier over time, and your
body will grow more accustomed to the movements you do on
a regular basis.
Plus, if you learn how to take care of yourself after a dance
class, you’ll probably experience fewer injuries, heal faster and feel less
With this in mind, don’t let a new, class scare you. You may discover
that after taking a few more lessons, your aches and pains will subside
and you’ll only experience the joy of dance!
For moreÂ information about taking a new dance class,Â feel free
to ask your questions below, or see: