Fitness

Pre-Plié Prep

We’ve all heard it: the chorus of cracking joints that comes with the first plié of class. A lot ofMore »

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All About That Bass

We’ve all seen her: that dancer whose jumps just seem to defy gravity. From suspended sautés to soaring grands jetés,More »

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Adduction Addiction

It’s a frustrating conundrum: Even the bendiest dancer will have low développés if she doesn’t know how to engage theMore »

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Reaching New Heights

Have you ever seen a ballerina’s arabesque and thought, Wow, her back is so flexible—does she even have a spine?More »

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Let’s Get This Straight…

“Stop slouching!” We’ve all heard it before, whether from our moms, our ballet teachers or both. And it’s pretty solidMore »

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Perk Up Your Pecs

“There’s nothing worse than trying to partner a dancer who has a loose upper body,” says Mary Leonard, owner ofMore »

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