Category Archives: Your Body

Five Body Issues No One Wants To Talk About (But We Will!)

As a dancer, you know how beautiful the human body can be. So when you discover something heinous, such as … 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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The Ins and Outs of Bunion Care

Every time Jenna takes off her jazz shoes, her dance buds flee the scene. The ghastly sight isn’t a gnarly … 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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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 thighs … Continue reading

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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 and … Continue reading

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