The Neuroscience of Dance with Sophia Martins

Coaches, today we have Sophia Martins, a neuroscientist and dancer, joining us to talk all about neuroscience and how it can help athletes, dancers and our clients. In this episode, Sophia shared her detailed knowledge on what happens to a performer's brain when experiencing memory lapses. She also discussed how she as a neuroscientist helps performers and dancers in fixing their performance anxiety in a very simple and fun way, a tool that could be used for anyone nervous about going to the gym.

You'll hear:
- How neuroscience can help the dancing community.
- Neurological impairment.
- What happens to a brain when experiencing memory laps.

   

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About Today's Guest

Sophia Martins is an international neuroscientist, dancer, performer, and dance teacher.

Through her postgraduate studies in neuroscience, she joined her passions by doing her research thesis on the brain mechanisms beyond dance, having worked...

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A Ballerina's Journey with Strength featuring Diana Sorokova

Diana Sorokova is a ballerina and strength trainer, and in today's episode, she joins me to talk about her journey and experiences, how she got into strength training, and how she helps others do the same. We also talked all about dancers and how she is able to help them get better with regards to being strong and being healthy as well since being a performer can be very demanding both physically and mentally.

We also broke down the types of dancers, their training and needs, and the things you as a trainer need to consider while working with dancers dancers. Then, Diana shared her experience with general population clients and how her app B.STRONG works.

Diana and I dive into:
- The challenges you encounter in training dancers.
- The impact of strength training to a hyperflexible and hypermobile dancers
- The recovery process for dancers, and the reasons why dancers seek help.
...and more!

   

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