Category Archives: Mind

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  Last March, Kendall Shepherd, coach of the Lake Oswego High School dance team, led her group to competition victory. … Continue reading

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The Motivation Equation

Usually, you can’t wait to get to the dance studio. Classes and rehearsals are the highlight of each week. But … Continue reading

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The Parent Trap

Fourteen-year-old Lauren* dreams of dancing professionally and opening her own studio. Unfortunately, Lauren’s dad sees her future differently: “My father … Continue reading

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Keeping Pace

Deirdre Lewis loved studying ballet and jazz as a young teen, but unlike many of her peers at Dance Workshop … Continue reading

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Food Fight

“I get embarrassed when I order a larger meal than my friends when we’re out together,” says 16-year-old dancer Harmony*, … Continue reading

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Beat Bullying

Imagine that you’re in ballet class, working on your triple pirouettes. As your teacher watches you and gives you pointers, … Continue reading

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