The Healthy Dancer®
A Lifetime Investment for Elite-Level Dancers
What does it mean to become The Healthy Dancer®? And why is nutrition important for a dancer? A dancer’s body relies on good nutrition to fuel movement. A well-planned diet helps to prevent muscle loss, weak bones, chronic fatigue, and stress-related injuries. Dance nutrition maximizes a dancer’s capabilities both in the studio and on the stage. The Healthy Dancer® utilizes a holistic and non-prescriptive approach to integrate the principles of performance nutrition and Intuitive Eating.
The Healthy Dancer® is the only certified nutrition training program available for dancers and dance educators of all ages and levels. Dance Nutrition is key to optimize your performance. This e-course provides dancers with structured nutrition education. Dancers learn how to supply and optimize their calories to fuel movement, support endurance, and build strength.
WITH THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL:
- Regain CONTROL over your health
- Feel AMAZING in your body
- Feel STRONG in classes
- REBUILD your relationship with food
- REBUILD your relationship with yourself
- Enjoy a SUSTAINABLE lifestyle
- Have a SUCCESSFUL career
Choose Between Two Levels:
✓ Self-study online course presented through video instruction.
✓ Over 250 pages of downloadable content guiding you through the course.
✓ Weekly journal activities to hold you accountable.
✓ Weekly Meal guidance with accompanying grocery list.
✓ Recipe builders plus 2 NEW recipes each week.
✓ Unlimited Email Support.
✓ NEW: 1 private coaching mini-session
✓ Over 10 Additional Bonus Guides (a $600.00 value!)
✓ Lifetime access to The Healthy Dancer® discussion board and invite-only accountability group.Basic Program Sign Up
✓ Includes everything from the Basic Program (a $350.00 Value) PLUS:
✓ 3 private coaching sessions with Rachel scheduled throughout the course (an $800.00 value!)
✓ Additional 6-month follow-up plan available for dancers wanting continued support. (a $3000.00 value!)
✓ Individualized care plan with recommendations tailored to your personal needs.
✓ Weekly Food & Mood Journaling review with real-time feedback and support. (a $350.00 value!)Elite Program Sign Up
What Clients are Saying:
✓ Nutrition 101
✓ The role of carbohydrates, protein, and fat in health and performance.
✓ Carbohydrate needs for dancers
✓ Protein needs for dancers
✓ The importance of fat in a dancer’s diet
✓ Meal Planning & Meal Prep
✓ Balanced Meals and Snacks
✓ Building Balanced Recipes
✓ Mindful Eating & The Intuitive Process
✓ Building Body Confidence
✓ The Art of Satisfaction
✓ Navigating Vacations, Holidays, & Dining Out
✓ Reading Food Labels
✓ Grocery Shopping Guidelines
✓ Pre-/Post- Exercise Fuel & Recovery
✓ Hormones & Bone Health
✓ Food Allergies & Intolerances
✓ Assessing a dancer’s body weight goals
✓ Debunking diet myths
Who Is This Program For?
Nutrition for performance is key to a sustainable career. Use The Healthy Dancer as a guide towards your health and wellness goals.
Whether you’re a pre-professional student or a recreational student, use The Healthy Dancer as a companion to your current training program.
Broaden your knowledge about dance nutrition and provide your students with the tools needed for a sustainable healthy lifestyle.COUNT ME IN!
Still Not Convinced?
Not sure where to begin?
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A holistic approach to nutrition for dancers is a topic that I’ve been asked a lot about recently. Your relationship with food doesn’t have to be obsessive or compulsive. Dancers can learn how to utilize food as a tool that supports their whole selves: mind, body, and soul. Dancers will discover how to utilize food as a tool to support performance and health. An integrative approach that balances intuitive eating with performance nutrition enables dancers to heal their relationships with both food and body.
Did you know that dancers are three times more likely to struggle with an eating disorder when compared to the general population? Because of the vulnerable nature of dancers to perfectionism, disordered eating, and eating disorders, it’s critical that dancers, dance educators, and dance parents rely on sound sources for nutrition-, weight- and lifestyle-related education. Seeking support from a credentialed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD or RDN) or Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LD or LDN) is recommended. Furthermore, cultivating a supportive interdisciplinary team is essential to a dancer’s well-being.
This course is aimed for ages 12 and up. It is recommended, but not required, that students between the ages of 12 and 17 complete the course with a parent or legal guardian.
The course starts now and ends when you decide. After signing up, you will have access to ALL course materials for a full year. This includes all continuous updates and additions! This is a self-paced course – you decide when you start and when you finish. Weekly modules are paced each week, but if you need a break, no problem! You can come back to your modules when you’re ready throughout the year’s access!
You have unlimited access to this course for a full year after you sign up. Better yet? You can access this course across any and all devices you own!
This course offers a mix of video, audio, and instructional content with weekly activities to help you implement all of the concepts.
It’s easy! From this page, you will be directed to a secondary site for payment options. Once you submit your payment you’ll receive a welcome email detailing how to access the course. From there, you’ll have complete access! If you sign up for the Elite program, I’ll be in touch within 24-48 hours to let you know how to schedule your one –on–one coaching sessions.
Your satisfaction is guaranteed and I am confident in the information that is delivered. Due to the nature of the course, I cannot guarantee a refund. However, I don’t want you to be unhappy. If after 3 days of purchase you’re not thrilled, I’d like to further discuss the reason for your concern. You’ll have show me proof that you’ve implemented the first lesson, and explain in-depth why it did not prove useful to you.
Anyone can call themself a “Nutritionist,” but a “Registered Dietitian” or a “Registered Dietitian Nutritionist” is a licensed practitioner and nutrition expert. Certified health coaches are not licensed to provide nutrition counseling to dance populations. As a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and Certified Counselor of Intuitive Eating, Rachel provides board-certified expertise to enhance the performance of competitive, pre-professional, and professional dancers while maintaining professional competency and skills required for practice.
I get it! We are a generation of multitaskers. The purpose of this course is to help you manage your health even with a busy schedule. If you”re utilizing all available resources each week, this should take no more than a 45-minutes per week. Still overwhelmed? Think about this: the more knowledge you have about navigating a healthy lifestyle, the more time you’ll have to enjoy and stay focused on your performance.