Encouraging students to stay active during vacation will help them smoothly return to dance in the fall.
The leggy and lean Alicia Graf Mack needs to keep herself in top form when Alvin Ailey American Dance … Continue reading
What dancers should know when eliminating dairy, gluten or animal products from their diets
Last spring, Miami City Ballet corps de ballet dancer Chloe Freytag decided to eat vegan. With a passion for nutrition, she was … Continue reading
Help students find, maximize and maintain their rotation.
Whether a dancer has too much or too little, turnout can be one of the most frustrating aspects of technique. Students often feel they must achieve 180-degree rotation … Continue reading
Care and prevention
Dancers and bunions make frequent partners. Katarzyna Skarpetowska, a member of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, knows how crippling they can be. “I would be just walking down the street and get a … Continue reading
Prevent and ease vocal strain.
Jaune Buisson’s voice was failing her. She had a full teaching schedule as artistic director of Metropolitan Dance Theatre of New Orleans, while spending her weekends singing in local musicals. Tea … Continue reading