DT Notes

Yoga Pioneer B.K.S. Iyengar Passes Away

August 20, 2014 by

You’d be hard-pressed to find a dancer who hasn’t taken yoga to supplement her training. Many don’t realize, however, that B.K.S. Iyengar is to thank for the Eastern practice’s proliferation in the U.S. The legendary … Continue reading

Why We Love Watching Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”

August 19, 2014 by

Taylor Swift dropped the video yesterday for her latest single, “Shake It Off,” and if we weren’t more than a little bit in love with her before, we definitely are now. In the video, Swift—who’s … Continue reading

The Misty Movie

August 18, 2014 by

We dance-lovers have known Misty Copeland is stunning and amazing for years, but the mainstream media is just catching on. This is good news for us, because it means more ballet on TV (her Under Armour ad that stopped … Continue reading

B-Boys and Big Macs

August 15, 2014 by

This month, McDonald’s is offering you a side of break dancing with your McNuggets. Tomorrow, August 16, the fast food chain will host the first annual McDonald’s B-Boy Royale at New York University’s Skirball Center … Continue reading

News Flashes

August 14, 2014 by

Choreographer Twyla Tharp will be a guest artist at Barnard College in New York City for the 2014–15 school year. Tharp–who is a graduate of Barnard–will give lectures, master classes and workshops during her tenure. … Continue reading

Same-Sex Ballroom Championships in Boston

August 13, 2014 by

We already know dance is for everyone. And while ballroom dancing used to be an activity geared largely toward heterosexual dancers in male-female couples, today many studios offer classes specifically for same-sex couples, in addition … Continue reading