DIY Bodywork!

We all love to get a massage when our bodies are sore and tired, but sometimes because of time or finances (or both) this isn’t possible. The solution? A variety of tools that you can use on your own to ease knotted muscles, overworked feet, and more. Some of...

The Hard Working Foot, Part Two

Pain in the sole of your foot is no fun. Why it happens and ways to deal. Foot pain is…a pain (duh) but can be especially worrying when you’re a dancer.¬† Pain in the plantar (or bottom) surface of your foot can range from mild soreness to highly...

Dancer Dilemma: I have plantar fasciitis!

Lately at Chicago Dance Supply, I have gotten a lot of people struggling with pain in their arches while dancing which effects them during their day to day activities. ¬†Plantar Fasciitis¬†(“PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus”) affects 2 million Americans each year...