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Liyana Mokhtar Hussein
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  • Should You Dance Barefoot? (Pros and Cons in Table)

    While shoes play a significant role in graceful, effective dancing, why do some dancers practice barefoot from time to time? Well, it turns out th...
  • Is Ballet Bad For The Feet

    Behind the dainty look of ballerinas, en pointe with perfectly arched feet lies the tales of welts, bruises, or even missing toenails! Are all the...
  • How Do Dancers Remember Choreography Fast?

    You may have seen a 10-minute dance challenge on the YouTube channel of Matt Steffanina, who is one of the most influential hip-hop dancers world...
  • Average Height & Weight of a Ballerina

    Credits: Go For Perfection Female ballerinas Willowy, toned figures are a norm in the female ballet scene as ‘lighter’ often equates to more agili...
  • What To Do With Post-Dance Soreness

    It is uncommon to hear of niggles, numbness, or aching sensations in different parts of the body after a good dance session. However, this post-da...
  • Should Ballerinas Lift Weights

    Hold up! Ballerinas lifting weights? The title alone might be orthodox, with conflicting images of lithe, graceful ballerinas versus rugged, muscl...
  • Improve Flexibility Without Stretching

    How can we be as flexible as the ballerinas on stage, the gymnasts soaring in the air, or the acrobats on hula hoops who shape themselves limitles...
  • Dancer’s Typical Warm-Up And Cool-Down Routine

    Do you notice how dancers would prepare for their rehearsals backstage or at dance studios? You got it, they warm up before and cool down after th...
  • Can You Make Your Ballet Shoes Last Longer?

    What carries the ballerinas during their moments of glory in decadent theatre shows and box offices hits, such as the Nutcracker and the Black Swan...