Health

Nine Ways to Love the Woman You’re Becoming

It seemed like everything changed overnight. Suddenly, 14-year-old Karen Black’s* breasts didn’t fit into her favorite camisole leotard, her thighsMore »

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What You Need To Know About Concussions

A year ago, I was in an onstage accident. A stage manager sent another dancer on before his cue andMore »

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Dancer, Heal Thyself

For most dancers, the joys of dancing are coupled with inevitable aches and pains. You’ve probably heard about a bunchMore »

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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 SchoolMore »

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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 toMore »

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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, dancerMore »

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