How To Keep Up Your Belly Dance Practice When You Are Injured
This is the newest installment of “Raks Me A Question” – an occasional series where I answer dancers’ questions about anything and everything to do with this Sparkly Life – from practice techniques to troupe politics. Think of it as a dancers’ Q & A meets Dear Abby!
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Kelly asks: “How can I keep practicing when I’m injured?”
Most dancers, at some point in their career will have to deal with an injury – whether they have sustained it dancing or just tripping on the sidewalk. For active people like bellydancers, following the doctor’s orders to rest is probably the toughest prescription to swallow.
Fortunately, this does no have to mean totally abandoning your pursuit of dance till you get the green light from your health care provider. You have options – let’s talk about a few: