Anxiety or worries are normal feeling for humans; it may be a sign of responsibility and ambition. Anxiety is a common between dancers before their big shows or big events, most probably this negative feeling affects your level of performance negatively. Well let us go these emotions deeply to know the real reasons for that. Don’t let your inner voice be your enemy; it usually starts with dancer mind. Voice tells them I feel you will not perform well today, what if you made mistakes live, what if audience feedback was bad.
Solutions to Control Performance Anxiety:
Here is the solution break fear circle, control your voice which keeps telling you that you will fail, convince your mind that is not real, keep deep breathing and relax. With relaxation feeling you keep your normal blood flow through your body and keep it fresh and able to perform in very nice way.
What Is Real Cause for Dancers to Act Like in Danger
It is the illness of show business; working at career you get all your credits from others, have to face audience even every day and you have to impress them every time you are on stage not any easy thought. Your mind tells you that your current skills and performance will not be improved; your level will not be enhanced. Fine break those silly thought by getting fire on stage, push yourself to perform every time like it is the last time you dance and you need to please yourself while performing before pleasing your audience, learn from the past and look for the future.
Get your Mind Back to Active State
We will give you the secret recipe to get out with your mind from danger and alert state to have fresh thoughts.
- Create in your mind a fictitious character
One that has ALL the qualities you admire and want to have as a dancer. It might be a real person, like Fred Astaire or Bruno Mars or Ginger Rogers or Lady Gaga, doesn’t matter, whoever excites you and inspires you. Picture that you ARE the character you create.
- Meditation Exercises
Mediation with deep breathing exercises and energy restore will enable you to overcome negative energy and reset normal blood flow away from stress hormones which apply negatively on all over your body especially muscles.
- Focus on Your performance Only
Make your thoughts focused only how perform well, get attention to your movements on stage and your chemistry and interaction with your crew
- Focus on Stage Only
Focus on how to be friendly with the stage and interact with audience, it will be easy if you kept your easy-going spirit and act like yourself, don’t fake your emotions.
Finally, success comes firstly from our minds if you can master your thoughts you can master your life. We wish you all good luck.