New Year, New You? Get Moving!

Having just signed up to do even more pointe classes - because I want to wear those shoes again and I'm determined to improve this year! - I thought that some of you lovely people might also be keen to start the year by getting your body moving in an encouraging and inclusive environment. If... Continue Reading →

Europe’s First Gender-Neutral Dance Studio

Yesterday saw the opening of Europe's first gender-neutral community dance studio. After Irreverent Dance's successful Kickstarter campaign at the end of last year, followed by months and months of legal wranglings, property searches, stress, tears and tireless work from many wonderful people, Amanda and the ID Board made the formal announcement on 29th May that... Continue Reading →

Review: Panache Sports Bra

As a female dance teacher and marathon runner in training I'm always looking for advancements in two key pieces of kit: shoes, to protect my ankles and knees; and support bras, to protect my back. Both of these became more pertinent when I gained some much-needed weight last year. My bust growing by three cup... Continue Reading →

Irreverent Ballet

Have you ever wanted to learn ballet? I have to admit that it never particularly appealed to me. A strict rules and "we're not here to have fun" approach to getting fit isn't really my thing. Even as a child, when I wasn't allowed to opt out of this whole exercise malarkey, I preferred the... Continue Reading →

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