Dancer to Dancer

2019 is here, you guys! And we know you all want to accomplish a LOT in the next 12 months. Here are 9 goals every dancer should set out to reach this year.

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Yes, New Year's resolutions are still a thing! As obnoxious as it is to be constantly bombarded by "What's your New Year's resolution this year?," this goal-setting tradition can actually be the first step in making healthy changes that will help you improve as a dancer. But in order for those changes to occur you have to have a plan. That's where goal setting comes in. Well-thought-out goals will help set you up for success—so we've come up with a few ideas for you to adopt into your own list of of resolutions this year.

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Dancer to Dancer
Commercial dance kween, Charlize Glass (photo by Joe Toreno)

One of the best (and most challenging) things about dance is that no matter how good you are, there will always be something more you can do to improve. Dance Spirit talked to some of the biggest dance stars to find out what their hoping to work on during this next year. Between dance resolutions and "real life" resolutions these dance phenoms have their eyes on the prize and are ready to make 2019 their best year yet.

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Photo by Jayme Thornton

If you're one of the lucky dancers #blessed with hyperextended knees, you know that while they're super-pretty to look at, they're also super-prone to injury. Dance Spirit asked Sean P. Gallagher, BFA, PT, CFT, CPT, MS, and founder of Performing Arts Physical Therapy in NYC, about the most effective strengthening moves for hyperextension.

Photos by Jayme Thornton. Modeled by Sarah Meahl.

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Tanya Trombly is a dancer and professional trainer (photo by Rachel Neville, courtesy Trombly)

It's almost the new year, which means resolution-making will be a "thing" for at least the next week. And while making goals (especially fitness-related ones) is an important part of progressing as a dancer, more times than not, New Year's resolutions end up as forgotten promises.

But resolutions don't always have to result in guilt and disappointment. We talked with Tanya Trombly, a professional trainer and freelance ballerina, to find out how you can make and keep your dance and fitness goals this year.

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