On this episode of the Academy Podcast, Dhani talks to Patricia Allison about how life as a dancer prepared her for CrossFit & Olympic Weightlifting. They get deep into some good stuff on this one: How Patrica fought her doubt, fear and resistance when first starting her journey at the Academy. The new Dance program, … Continue reading DANCING WITH CROSSFIT – A POD CAST
Real talk- Growth isn't pretty. Step outside your comfort zone, fight like hell, get ugly.
As I sit here, currently on a train, I can’t help but reflect on a question that one of my friends asked me a few weeks ago- “What’s it like inside your brain?”. I was taken aback when asked. I suppose this is what the focus of my year has been. The short answer to … Continue reading The Inside Of My Brain: How to get out of my own way to find calm
It's time to end the taboo of talking about menstruation as a key factor in training for female athletes. My dear friend Paluna Santamaria asked me to write a post about a female athlete that I admire. I choose Kiran Gandhi as subject. "In the middle of a long workday, I open Facebook and see the … Continue reading Menstruation and Sport
While I'm currently in creation for the next phase of this piece, check out it's origins which started with this little film.
It’s Friday. The lifting team is amped up for “Max Night”. The energy is high. Everyone is setting Personal Records and lifting more than they ever have before. I raise my hand to signal to my coach I’m ready. “QUIET FOR PATRICIA” He yells and the room goes quiet. Like PIN DROP quiet. Every time … Continue reading How Weightlifting Is Making Me A Better Dance Soloist