Posts by Jackie

HIP OPENING STRETCH

If you want to open your hips and increase flexibility of your inner thigh, the butterfly sit is a great start. Press the soles of your feet together and hold on to your feet, gently pushing your knees towards the ground. To increase the stretch, drop your head forward to the floor – this will […]

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Tip of the Week

Countdown to physie 2021!  Only one week to go….. so it’s time to STRETCH   STRETCH   STRETCH   STRETCH   STRETCH   STRETCH and do some more STRETCHING!!!!!  Here’s a great hip opener. Take weight on your hands, push your shoulders away from your ears and push your chest towards your legs. Raise your […]

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STRETCHING YOUR  HIP FLEXORS

STRETCHING YOUR  HIP FLEXORS (PSOAS) It’s important that your hip flexors are flexible – when they work properly they keep your pelvis in the neutral position, taking pressure off the spine. We often see that physie girls are great at stretching the back of their legs (hamstrings) and inside thigh (adductors) but neglect the front […]

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Championship Teams Weekend!

In physie, individual pursuit is great and there’s nothing wrong with setting personal goals and shooting for them. But there’s something very special about being part of a team – where everyone’s working towards the same goal, where the teacher instils a common purpose, where it’s not about how good the individuals are but what […]

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I am a dancer.

I am a dancer. I twirl, leap, and spin. I jump, pirouette, and tap. I am a dancer. I feel pain and fear. I feel defeat and failure. Yet, I keep going. I smile, I practice, I perform. I have grace and beauty. I do not dance because I am happy, I am happy because […]

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BJP Calendar 2015-2016

Grand Champion girl Shannon Reinhard will be the subject of next year’s BJP Calendar, shot by Heidi Boardman. If you have a suggestion for a location or backdrop for the shoot, let us know on our fb page…

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What a Night!

2014 Grand Champion Girl: Shannon Reinhard.  Photograph by Nicole Macintosh.  From the moment the audience starting clapping through the 15 year dance in the very first section until the end of the finale, the vibe in the Opera House Concert Hall was electric.  It was without a doubt the most responsive, supportive and excited audience […]

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