Where Do You Hold Your Tension? 6 Top Trouble Areas and How to Ease the Strain

September 16, 2018

All dancers have their go-to tension area: shoulders that creep up towards the ears, a hand that becomes a claw, or feet and ankles that grip. Yet “Just relax” can be the hardest correction to apply. We spoke with four teachers for their tips on releasing tension throughout the body—and how it’s all connected.