Author Archives: Kathryn Holmes

Breaking the Mold

Paul Taylor Dance Company member Aileen Roehl is 5′ 2″ with powerful, strong legs. But growing up training in ballet, … Continue reading

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The Motivation Equation

Usually, you can’t wait to get to the dance studio. Classes and rehearsals are the highlight of each week. But … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Nationals!

The week leading up to Nationals can be nerve-racking. You’re about to perform in front of an audience of peers … Continue reading

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The Parent Trap

Fourteen-year-old Lauren* dreams of dancing professionally and opening her own studio. Unfortunately, Lauren’s dad sees her future differently: “My father … Continue reading

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Awkward Body Basics

You always work hard in dance class, but lately, you’ve been a little distracted. During port de bras, you worry … Continue reading

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Keeping Pace

Deirdre Lewis loved studying ballet and jazz as a young teen, but unlike many of her peers at Dance Workshop … Continue reading

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