Your Body

Conquering Stage Fright

It’s the day of competition. You’ve practiced your solo hundreds of times; you hum the music constantly, and you dreamMore »

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Your Aches and Pains Addressed: Blisters

Blisters are certainly a sign of lots of hard work and dancing. But it can be next to impossible forMore »

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#GumbyProbz

Ear-grazing développés, 180-degree turnout and a back that folds in half are items on every ballerina’s wish list. But hyper-mobileMore »

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Surviving Peer Pressure

“I feel so fat! Let’s go gluten-free for a while.” “Come have a cigarette with us.” Sound familiar? Many dancersMore »

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A Day in Diet of…

Fueling dancers’ ever-moving bodies can be an artform in and of itself. We had three professional dancers journal everything theyMore »

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Tip-Top Taping

Tape can be your friend when it comes to pain management—from chronic injuries, like plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis, toMore »

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