Category Archives: Health

Dancer, Heal Thyself

For most dancers, the joys of dancing are coupled with inevitable aches and pains. You’ve probably heard about a bunch … Continue reading

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Give Me A Break

How bad would an ulcer have to get before you stayed home from class? If you’re like former Ailey School … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Your Period

Like many female dancers, you probably have a quintessential “period disaster” tale—maybe it’s the white booty shorts you had to … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

With a full schedule of honors classes, myriad school activities, a part-time job and hours spent in the studio, dancer … Continue reading

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Head-to-Toe Wellness

Whether you’re jetting off to a six-week intensive or driving around the corner for a weekend workshop, it’s important to … Continue reading

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Understanding Knee Trauma

A knee injury may seem like the end of your career, but with time and proper care, many dancers return—often … Continue reading

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