Author Archives: Rachel Zar

About Rachel Zar

Rachel Zar is Dance Spirit's managing editor.

Olympic Opening Ceremony Recap (aka Where Has All The Dancing Gone?)

I love the Olympics, but the one thing I look forward to above all else? The opening ceremonies! This year … Continue reading

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“Dance Moms: Guess Who’s Back?” Recap

This week on “Dance Moms”: Jill and Kendall came back, and Abby dealt with it surprisingly well—until Jill started being … Continue reading

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“Dance Moms: Worst Birthday Party Ever!” Recap

Some fun times on “Dance Moms” this week— and some not so fun times. Payton’s back (ugh, so much unnecessary … Continue reading

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“Dance Moms: How Do You Like Them Apples?” Recap

Let me be the first to say that going two weeks without any new Abby Lee Dance Company footage was … Continue reading

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Kyle Hanagami

When Kyle Hanagami dances, it’s as if the music were specifically designed for him. Every sound is accentuated with a … Continue reading

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