Category Archives: Mind

An Inside Look At The Dangerous World Of Cutting

“I was trying to do my homework and I could not concentrate because I felt so crummy,” Dana* remembers. Nothing … Continue reading

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Dealing With Double Casting

The first time I ever danced with a partner onstage was as the second-cast lead Reed Flute in my local … Continue reading

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Dealing With Problem Parents

If you’re like any of us, you’ve probably had a blowout with your mom in the dressing room over a … Continue reading

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How To Deal When Dancing’s Got You Down

You love dance. You live dance. You are dance. So what happens when going to class becomes a burden and … Continue reading

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Dealing With Jealousy

When Pacific Northwest Ballet Principal Carla Körbes was 15, she had a crash course in jealousy. While training in her … Continue reading

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Coming Down Easy

Any parachuter will tell you that the adrenaline rush that comes from jumping out of a plane is often followed … Continue reading

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