Author Archives: Maggie McNamara

About Maggie McNamara

Maggie McNamara is an assistant editor at Dance Spirit.

Ballet Breakaway

For dancers who’ve spent their lives in pink tights, signing a big ballet company contract can seem like the be-all-end-allMore »

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We Go Together…

We’ve all gaped at those YouTube clips of dancers executing fiendish fouetté sequences, complete with doubles, triples and spot-changes, inMore »

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Teenage Mutants

The stars aligned back in 2013, when two young dancers walked into Tricia Miranda’s class at International Dance Academy inMore »

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#GumbyProbz

Ear-grazing développés, 180-degree turnout and a back that folds in half are items on every ballerina’s wish list. But hyper-mobileMore »

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A Day in Diet of…

Fueling dancers’ ever-moving bodies can be an artform in and of itself. We had three professional dancers journal everything theyMore »

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Tip-Top Taping

Tape can be your friend when it comes to pain management—from chronic injuries, like plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, toMore »

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