Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia and their prevalence amongst professional dancers were amongst the keenly debated topics at a recent conference organised by Dance UK and hosted by the Royal College of Medicine in London. “Let’s talk about it” Leading members of the UK’s dance professions, including Dame Monica Mason, director of the [...]
Food: love it or hate it, there's no getting away from the fact that we all need to eat it and that we all have complex and at times difficult relationships with it.
A recent workshop at Marple Cross on the links between our early emotional lives and later issues with food and eating has generated a lot of interest. From secret eaters to ice-cream addicts, some of the experiences shared were very revealing and stimulated a great deal of debate.