Tag Archives: puberty

The Truth About Your Breasts

Breast development is uncomfortable for every teen, but it can be especially traumatic for dancers. While you can hide behind … Continue reading

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The Truth About The Pill

Monica Levy, a Hunter College senior and DS intern, was having trouble with her number one instrument—her body. “I had … 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 Your Period

Like many female dancers, you probably have a quintessential “period disaster” tale—maybe it’s the white booty shorts you had to … Continue reading

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Info You Need to Know About Breast Reduction Surgery

Alyssa Lemenager’s large chest always seemed to get in the way of her dancing. She loathed spaghetti-strap leos and constantly … Continue reading

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Skipped Periods Could Have Serious Effects on Your Health – And Career

If you’re a dancer whose menstrual cycle has stopped, you could be wondering what’s happening. Are you pregnant? Is it … Continue reading

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