Category Archives: Fitness

Adduction Addiction

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

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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? … Continue reading

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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 solid … Continue reading

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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 of … Continue reading

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Total Body in 10

Between academic classes, dance classes, homework and trying to hang on to a social life, you’re busy every day. With … Continue reading

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Score Hot Hamstrings

Whether you’re rocking pink tights or booty shorts, a pair of toned hamstrings can be your best accessory onstage. Strong … Continue reading

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