Tag Archives: feet

Be a Master of Disguise

Baby, you were born this way! Even though not every dancer has the “ideal” build, all dancers can learn to … Continue reading

Posted in New Stories We Love, Uncategorized

Limp Biscuits

“I grew up in a ballet family—my mom and dad were principals with Pennsylvania Ballet—so I found out pretty early … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Your Body

Footloose: Dancing Barefoot

When you’re sporting a pair of jazz shoes or ballet slippers, you can throw off strings of chaînés and multiple … Continue reading

Posted in How To, Modern

The Ins and Outs of Sickling and Winging

We’ve all seen that photo: an otherwise lovely dancer, posed in first arabesque, with a glaring blemish at the end … Continue reading

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Toe Pointers

Posted in Fitness, Your Body

Pointe Shoes 101

I slept in my first pair of pointe shoes. At least, I tried to sleep in them. I actually woke … Continue reading

Posted in Ballet