Category Archives: Health

Ouch! Shin Splints

You’ve just completed petit allégro—and you want to scream. Your shins ache so much that you don’t think you can … Continue reading

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To Nap or Not To Nap?

Dancers fit a lot into their days: school, work, dance class, homework—and maybe even a social life! But trying to … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Burned: The Dangers of Tanning

Brooke Griffin, former captain of the Cincinnati Ben-Gals dance team, used tanning beds for seven years. “When you’re dancing onstage, … Continue reading

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Self-Tanning Picks From The Pros

We asked a few pros to recommend their favorite at-home products so that you can begin working on your safe, … Continue reading

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The Truth About The Pill

Monica Levy, a Hunter College senior and DS intern, was having trouble with her number one instrument—her body. “I had … Continue reading

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Talking To Your Doctor About Injuries

When modern dancer Elizabeth* first saw a neurosurgeon after discovering she had two slipped discs in her back, she was … Continue reading

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