3 Simple Stretches to Increase Flexibility

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Staying flexible is important—and not just in the way you think about your work and career. Being physically limber is a major source of performance power, and one to which not enough people pay attention. That’s why we asked Backstage Expert Erika Shannon (Don’t Dodge the Dance Call) to demonstrate a few simple stretches to keep us all loose and ready to move!

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Erika Shannon
Erika Shannon is a choreographer, teacher, and movement coach, working with dancers of all levels, singers, models, and fitness enthusiasts to help them move their bodies with confidence and connect to movement so it makes sense. Her signature online dance program, Don’t Dodge the Dance Call, has been featured in several theatrical publications, including Backstage!

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