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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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Going Steady

As dancers, we talk a lot about “finding our centers”—but what does that actually mean? It refers to the invisibleMore »

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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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