Tip #5: 3 key release ball spots to help dancer flexibility
Experiencing muscle soreness? Losing flexibility? Take a moment to release your trigger points. You can use a tennis ball or lacrosse ball (gently).
Here are a few key spots that can help many dancers:
- Sole of the foot
- Tensor fascia latae (TFL) muscle. This is located on the front of the hip near where a pants pocket may be located.
- Gluteal (buttock area) muscles
Relax into each spot for 30 seconds.
What questions do you have about releasing trigger points? Leave a comment.
What else can you do over winter break to take your dancing to the next level? Learn more in our Winter Break Dance Conditioning Tips article.
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