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The Perfect Audition Warm Up

05/20/2021

Have you had auditions yet? If not, I have the perfect warm up check list that’s going to help your dancers execute the audition skills with more control and increase their flexibility for kicks, leaps and extension.

If you’ve already had auditions, these exercises will make the perfect addition to any practice you have coming up the summer or season.

Warm up check list:

  • Dynamic Warm Up:
    • Wall sits with tapping toes (30 seconds)
    • Inch worm into a push up (8)

warm up for dancers

Dynamic Stretch:
  • Focus on the low back and hips
  • Focus on the glutes and hamstrings

hip stretch for dancers

Muscle Engagement:
  • Dead Bugs for core engagement (30 – 40 seconds)
  • Glute Bridges for glute and hamstring engagement (30 – 40 seconds)
  • Plank arm fly for upper body engagement (30 seconds per side)
  • Jump squats for ankle and lower body engagement (30 – 40 seconds)

core exercise for dancers

strength training for dancers

turn exercises for dancers

jump exercises for dancers

Your Goal: 
  • To make sure your dancers have engaged and activated their whole body
  • Warm up in this order to decrease injuries and to increase strength.

 

And after auditions, use this amazing 12 week resource I created FOR YOU! 

conditioning for dancers

About Katie Groven

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