6 episodes

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to The Mindful Dancer Podcast. I am your host Emma from 100%You Athletics and I am so excited that you have joined me today.

The Mindful Dancer Podcast is for dancers who are interested in the power of mindfulness. In each episode, I will share a different concept that will hopefully challenge your current views and help you understand the importance of mindful training and mindful living.

Enjoy :)



Emma

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Hi Everyone,

Welcome to The Mindful Dancer Podcast. I am your host Emma from 100%You Athletics and I am so excited that you have joined me today.

The Mindful Dancer Podcast is for dancers who are interested in the power of mindfulness. In each episode, I will share a different concept that will hopefully challenge your current views and help you understand the importance of mindful training and mindful living.

Enjoy :)



Emma

    A Dancers Guide to Formal & Informal Mindfulness Practices

    A Dancers Guide to Formal & Informal Mindfulness Practices

    Hi Everyone,
    Welcome back to The Mindful Dancer Podcast!
    In today's episode, we are going to be talking all about formal and informal mindfulness practices! Sometimes mindfulness can be intimidating, in today’s episode I am going to show you that it doesn’t have to be!
    In today’s episode you will learn:
    - What formal & informal mindfulness is
    - How to practice both formal and informal mindfulness
    - That informal mindfulness can be practiced while doing everyday activities
    - How to practice your routines mindfully
    Enjoy :) 
    Emma

    • 12 min
    Guided Body Scan Exercise

    Guided Body Scan Exercise

    Hi Everyone, 
    Welcome back to The Mindful Dancer Podcast
    Today we are going to be reviewing the guided body scan exercise from Episode 2!
    Practicing Guided Mindfulness Exercises Will: 
    - Improve your focus                                      
    - Decrease stress and anxiety      
    - Give you an opportunity to get out of your head and into your body
    - Help you ‘let go’ of self-doubt and criticism                                                                                                    
    Have Fun :) 
    Emma

    • 6 min
    Combating Pre-Stage Nerves & Post-Stage Disappointment

    Combating Pre-Stage Nerves & Post-Stage Disappointment

    Hi Everyone,
    Welcome back to The Mindful Dancer Podcast!
    In today's episode, we are going to be discussing pre-stage nerves & post-stage disappointment! Feeling worried or nervous before you go on stage or disappointed when you come off stage is a normal part of being a dancer, but if you find that these feelings are too BIG and are taking over then practicing mindfulness will help! 
    In today's episode you will learn: 
    - What grounding means
    - Some tips & tricks on how to reduce your nerves before stage
    - How to let go of post-stage disappointment 
    - What it feels like to be in the present moment
    At the end of the episode, I will guide you through a popular grounding exercise called 5 senses or 54321! 
    Enjoy :) 
    Emma

    • 13 min
    Dancing Through Quarantine: Thoughts, Tips & Tricks

    Dancing Through Quarantine: Thoughts, Tips & Tricks

    Hi Everyone,
    Welcome back to The Mindful Dancer Podcast! Today's podcast episode is all about dancing through quarantine! This global pandemic has hit everyone hard, including the dance community. This episode will allow you to think about how you react to challenging situations in your life! We will also discuss what emotions have come up over the last year and how you have decided to deal with them! At the end of the episode, I will give you some tips and tricks that will help you feel super successful while you train from home!
    Actions that you can take to feel successful while training from home:
    - Clear your dance space of all distractions
    - Remind yourself that this is not forever and that YOU can do hard things
    - Shift your expectations around what the remainder of the dance season will look like
    - Practice being mindful
    Enjoy :)
    Emma

    • 13 min
    Training The Dancers Mind With Mindfulness: Guided Body Scan

    Training The Dancers Mind With Mindfulness: Guided Body Scan

    Hey Everyone,

    The Mindful Dancer Podcast is officially live and I am so excited that you have joined me.

    The Mindful Dancer Podcast if for dancers who are interested in the power of mindfulness. In each episode, I will share a different concept that will hopefully challenge your current views and help you understand the importance of mindful training and mindful living!

    Today we are going to talk about how we can train our minds with mindfulness!

    In this episode you will:
    - learn how training your mind is a lot like training your body
    - hear how practicing mindfulness will help you make better choices when you are feeling stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed while training
    - get to try a body scan mindfulness exercise yourself

    Enjoy :)

    Emma

    What It Means To Be A Mindful Dancer

    What It Means To Be A Mindful Dancer

    Hey Everyone,
    The Mindful Dancer Podcast is officially live and I am so excited that you have joined me.
    The Mindful Dancer Podcast if for dancers who are interested in the power of mindfulness. In each episode, I will share a different concept that will hopefully challenge your current views and help you understand the importance of mindful training and mindful living!
    in this episode you'll hear:
    - a little bit about what mindfulness is
    - why practicing mindfulness as a dancer is important
    - and how to incorporate mindfulness into your training
    You will also learn a little bit about my journey and how I found myself in a position to start a podcast!
    Enjoy :)
    Emma

    • 12 min

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