Registration is open for ’24-’25 Dance YearSummer Camps & Classes as well.

How Rest Plays a Part In Dance

Dance is an art form that requires immense physical and mental effort. The sheer amount of time and energy that dancers put into perfecting their craft can leave them feeling exhausted and drained. At Nan’s School of Dance we understand the importance of rest and why it is an essential component to any dancer’s routine.

Repair and Recover

Rest allows the body to repair and recover from the physical demands of dance. Dance requires a lot of jumping, spinning, and high-impact movements which can be tough on the body. Rest gives the body a chance to heal any microtears or injuries that may have occurred during dance practice or performances.

Prevents Burnout

Rest is important for preventing burnout. Dancers often have a rigorous schedule that involves long hours of practice and performances. Without adequate rest, they may become fatigued, mentally drained, and possibly lose their passion for dance! Rest allows dancers to take a step back from their routines and recharge their batteries, both physically and mentally.

Improves Performance

Rest is essential for improving performance. Overtraining can actually hinder a dancer’s progress by causing injuries, fatigue, and a decrease in motivation. Adequate rest, on the other hand, allows the body to recover and rebuild, leading to increased strength, endurance, and flexibility. It also helps to improve focus and concentration, which is essential for mastering complex dance moves.

Injury Prevention

Rest is important for injury prevention. Dance is a physically demanding activity that puts a lot of stress on the body. Over time, this stress can lead to injuries such as sprains, strains, and fractures. Resting allows the body to heal and recover, which reduces the risk of injury and allows dancers to continue performing at their best.

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Why Nan’s School of Dance?

At Nan’s School of Dance, our goal is to provide top-quality instruction at a competitive price. We encourage our students to reach technical proficiency in their favorite dance form and build self-discipline, poise, and self-esteem. We offer instruction in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro, and Pre-Dance, at all levels.

We love having new members in our dance classes and will help get your child acclimated to our dance school to make them feel right at home. When your child attends Nan’s School of Dance, they will become a part of our dance family and share in our love for dance!

Register Today!

From ballet to hip hop, we offer dance classes for ALL ages and skill levels in a variety of styles. We place students in classes that will challenge them while offering a fun atmosphere for learning and growth. We also offer Mommy & Me classes, (18 months – 2.5 years). Register online or give us a call at 919-803-6044 to hold your spot!

Nan’s Dance Summer Camp

Nan’s School of Dance is offering a 4 week class sessions and camps during the month of July. See the link below for dates, times, and pricing.

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