Improvement Series, RA Dance Blog

Improvement Series: At Home Dance Training

Whilst you're away from your regular dance class you can make significant improvements to your dancing. Most of which can be done without having a mass of space within the home. These can range from simply practising your routines, to doing 20 minutes of stretching everyday. Here are my top picks as to what you… Continue reading Improvement Series: At Home Dance Training

RA Fitness Blog, RADanceFitness, Running, Welcoming Well-Being

Run Training: Fun Activities During Your Run

Running events have taken a little backseat for a while. With the hopes of all the postponed races going ahead in the Autumn, we now need to try and motivate ourselves to get moving and continue with some sort of training. If you're housebound, you're probably finding that you're not getting in as many steps… Continue reading Run Training: Fun Activities During Your Run

RA Fitness Blog, RADanceFitness, Running

Training Talk: Strength Exercises

If you run, you've probably heard from many a source that lifting weights and doing strength work can really aid your running performance. This post is about to do the same thing, but it will also talk through which exercises will help you the most, and why. Focusing on weight training and body-weight exercises does… Continue reading Training Talk: Strength Exercises

RA Dance Blog, Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips: Dance Teaching Online

There's a lot going on in the world right now, which mean there's a lot of uncertainty. Here in the UK we were advised to avoid non-essential contact from Monday the 16th of March. The advice came out while I was teaching dance classes in a local hall. The following day most of the dance… Continue reading Teaching Tips: Dance Teaching Online

RA Fitness Blog, RADanceFitness, Running

Running During Lockdowns

Right now, I think it's fair to say that, the outside world is getting a bit lonely. With larger gatherings banned in many different countries, motivating yourself for getting out for your run is getting that bit harder. You may not even be able to get out of the house due to your restrictions. So… Continue reading Running During Lockdowns