Dance News

In desperate need of a vacation? Hop in the car (or on a plane, bus or train) and head to Saratoga Springs, NY! On Monday, July 8, the National Museum of Dance will host a Dancers' Health Day that you don't want to miss.

The FREE program features a bunch of experts that will share their best advice for keeping your mind and body in top shape, including tips about:

-physical therapy and rehabilitation

-proper pointe shoe fitting

-pilates for dancers

-holistic health

And bonus! All participants will get to take a free tour of the museum's 2013 exhibits, including EN POINTE, the giant pointe shoe exhibit! Click here for more info about Dancers' Health Day.

Dance News

Last night I was browsing the web looking for a sparkly holiday dress when I came across the 2013 winter lookbook for Ruche, a darling, vintage-y online boutique. The title? "En Pointe: The choreography of winter." Naturally, I had to investigate.

I'm pretty girly—my favorite color is blush pink and I adore anything with a bow. So, a lookbook full of gorgeous ballerinas and ballet-inspired ensembles? I was tempted to blow my life savings on the entire lot!

(They did, however, make one mistake: They put pointe shoes on a stunning—but very much not a dancer—model. I recommend keeping your eyes above her feet.)

So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite pages from the lookbook:

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