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Dancer! Donโ€™t despise your super power.

If you long to be a vibrant, expressive, focused, coordinated, aligned & strong dancer:โ  The most important thing to do is:โ โ  ๐˜‰๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ.โ โ  But: If we are more concentrated, if we need more focus & power than usual. What are we doing? Yes โ€“ We stop breathing. Not completely, but for sure we change our breathing [โ€ฆ]

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If you long to be a vibrant, expressive, focused, coordinated, aligned & strong dancer:โ  The most important thing to do is:โ โ 

๐˜‰๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ.โ โ 

But: If we are more concentrated, if we need more focus & power than usual. What are we doing?

Yes โ€“ We stop breathing. Not completely, but for sure we change our breathing and definitely not for the good. Do you think this habit is helpful?โ โ  No.

If you need MORE power โ€“ if you need MORE concentration you need MORE oxygen. โ Because you need that extra boost.โ  You want to use your WHOLE super power to solve this situation!! โ โ So NEVER suppress your breathing. โ But what is so easy said is so hard to do.โ  Because you really need to rewire this program. โ โ More power never comes from more tension! (does this make sense to you?)โ โ 

๐—ฆ๐—ผ ๐—œ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฎ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜:โ โ 

Choose โ€“ in mind โ€“ any ballet movement you want. (it could be a simple tendu)โ โ 

Now -โ Stand still and breath as freely as you can with total focus on your breath.โ  Now go into that movement โ€“ execute the chosen movement.โ  ๐—ช๐—œ๐—ง๐—›๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง suppressing your breathing!!โ โ  Yes, thatโ€™s an immense difficult task.โ  And maybe you feel confused. Try it again.โ  Until you feel more comfortable.โ โ 

The breath is the motor of a dancer โ€“ so learn to be aware of it at any time.โ  Thatโ€™s your ultimate super power!โ โ โ 

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