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A Lesson on Injury Prevention at The School at Steps

Taking time off to recover from a stress fracture or strain can be unbearable for a dancer. That’s why it’sMore »

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A Letter From Kayla

Dance Spirit receives tons of letters from readers, and we love it! You tell us about your struggles with andMore »

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Get Gorgeous Gams

Model: Daphne Fernberger Consultant: Hilary Cartwright Bio: Following her career as a soloist with The Royal Ballet, England, Hilary CartwrightMore »

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Talking To Your Doctor About Injuries

When modern dancer Elizabeth* first saw a neurosurgeon after discovering she had two slipped discs in her back, she wasMore »

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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 andMore »

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Dancer, Heal Thyself

For most dancers, the joys of dancing are coupled with inevitable aches and pains. You’ve probably heard about a bunchMore »

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