PTR 91 | The Background Dancer

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  Dancing is so much more than performance on stage. Jason Yap, creator of The Background Dancer podcast tells us why. Joining Susanne Puerschel on the show, Jason discusses how he created his podcast to help dancers prepare for a post-performance career. Ever think that arts and business don’t jive well together? Think again! Of course, you need to learn about entrepreneurship. But once you do, you can easily offer your services and be rewarded justly […]

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Every program I offer has been created with the sole purpose of helping you rise in your ballet career. I know it can be hard to keep your motivation up, so I’m here to make it easier. 

There is a better way to pursue ballet at the professional level. Instead of dancers pushing beyond their body’s limits, there is a healthier way to train your body, your mind and your spirit to soar. To become the best at your craft, you must be healthy. The mentality of surviving to make a performance perfect is an old paradigm that needs to change. As athletes, dancers must thrive in order to shine and connect with their audience. This new approach, leads to fulfillment, strength and longevity. It allows you to give more of your heart and soul on stage, creating an unforgettable experience that moves your audience. And that’s the whole pointe.