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Magnesium: The Powerhouse ~ Dr. Sheyi Ojofeitimi

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Magnesium: The Powerhouse ~ Dr. Sheyi Ojofeitimi

Magnesium is a co-factor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate different biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation.

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Caring for the Dance Athlete, Dr. Sheyi Ojofeitimi, Physical Therapist

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Caring for the Dance Athlete,  Dr. Sheyi Ojofeitimi, Physical Therapist

dancers are some of most disciplined people I've ever worked with. They have to be in tune with their body with every single step, twist, arch. One false move could lead to a career ending injury.  Some things that our dancers use to to stay in the best connection with their bodies include, but are not limited to, Zena Rommett Floor barre Technique, The Gyrokinesis &, Gyrotonic Methods, Feldenkris Method, taking daily epsom salt baths, foam rolling for 1 -2 hours a day (done in 15 - 30 minute spurts throughout the day), avoiding processed foods etc.

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Poise + Performance | Sugar's Dancer Subscription box gives dancers what they need to compete!

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Poise + Performance | Sugar's Dancer Subscription box gives dancers what they need to compete!

n this feature we share a great chat with Julie Santefort, the Founder of the go-to source for products to support the lifestyle of young competitive dancers:  Sugar! Sugar is the original dancer's subscription box   We have heard that Sugar was born from the care you have for your daughter in helping her navigate competitive dance. What were some of the most challenging experiences you had in helping her get what she need?  For us, it was time. There is no off-season with dance and with Brooke not yet being old enough to drive (as most competitive dancers), we are always...

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iON Featured Athlete: Dancer, Akua Noni Parker on sharing her gifts...

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iON Featured Athlete: Dancer, Akua Noni Parker on sharing her gifts...

Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting many of the amazing athlete/artists of the acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. This year the company is celebrating it's 60th anniversary. We had a brief chat with Leading Dancer, Akua Noni Parker about her gifts on and off stage! ~ a.d.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Acclaimed Dancer Akua Noni Parker  photo: Jim Lafferty, DIYDancer Magazine Issue #2   Did you always believe your gifts would lead you to where you are now?  A: I can’t say that I honestly thought about it in that way. I knew from a very young age that I wanted...

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