Category Archives: Health

Pain in the…

Every dancer, at some point, is faced with physical pain. Fractured bones, inflamed tendons and muscle strains seem to come … Continue reading

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Battling Body Dysmorphia

  When dance student Monica developed hips a few years ago, she began struggling with new insecurities. Now 15, Monica … Continue reading

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Limp Biscuits

“I grew up in a ballet family—my mom and dad were principals with Pennsylvania Ballet—so I found out pretty early … Continue reading

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Smart Snoozing

School, dance classes, rehearsals, homework, family activities—a million things can push your daily wake-up time earlier and your bedtime later. … Continue reading

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What’s Up Down There

There’s nothing more daunting than the prospect of going to the gynecologist for the first time. A doctor down there? … Continue reading

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Breaking the Mold

Paul Taylor Dance Company member Aileen Roehl is 5′ 2″ with powerful, strong legs. But growing up training in ballet, … Continue reading

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