The Broadway Dietitian Blog
How to handle costume fittings when struggling with body image
Body image thoughts and performers go together like peanut butter and jelly. In an image-driven profession, where not only are you being seen, but also dressed, it can be hard to feel comfortable being in your healthy body. While I do see the industry starting to change in accepting more people in their natural body size (still a long way to go, but there is movement!), we do still have to be fit for costumes. That can bring up a lot of anxiety for performers with body image concerns.
I had a conversation with a local costume designer to make sure my thoughts on this were correct, and she gave me even more ideas! So let’s talk about how you can work with your costumer to protect your mental health, and look amazing on stage!
I’m an International Best-Selling Author!
Creating Impact: Changemakers who overcame adversity to create a positive impact in the world came out strong on Friday Oct 8th, and hit #1 best-seller in at least 6 categories in Australia, 3 in the UK, and 2 in the US (maybe more? I stopped checking at some point).
A Private Practice Dietitian’s Best Business Resources
I get asked a lot what software and other tools I use in my nutrition private practice (especially now that I have a team!), so I wanted to make a round-up post of my go-to tools. These are the books, tools, and software I have found to be most useful after 9 years in...
Dancer Nutrition FAQs Video
You all know by now I love both art and science. Well, 2 things that require both are Dance and Nutrition. As a dancer and a Dietitian, I love speaking about how we can feel and perform our best with the way we eat. For my 3rd year in a row, I was asked to speak at...
Becoming a Jew at 32
Oy, 2 questions I get a lot are, “why did you convert when no one in your family is Jewish?” and “what did you have to do to convert?” I come from a very prodestant midwestern family. Not overly religious, but we went to church and Sunday school. I’m broadly...
Seeing Live Theatre For The First Time Since COVID Started
I am not throwing away my shot! When my husband said he got tickets to see Hamilton at the Pantages Theatre in LA for his birthday, my first reaction was - who are you and what have you done with my ER-nurse husband? As a family we have been very safe...
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