The Hard Working Foot, Part Two

Pain in the sole of your foot is no fun. Why it happens and ways to deal. Foot pain is…a pain (duh) but can be especially worrying when you’re a dancer.  Pain in the plantar (or bottom) surface of your foot can range from mild soreness to highly...

Know your body (type)

Knowing your body is key in avoiding injury and staying strong and flexible Do your biceps bulge if you so much as look at a dumbbell?  Does your arabesque go sky high without any effort? Are your knees inclined to bow backwards, or are your calves the last word in...

The Art of Stretching

All dancers want to be flexible.  Stretching correctly yields the best results and helps prevent injury. Who doesn’t want to be more  flexible, able to slide effortlessly into a split or (even better) roll through second on the floor into “Chinese”...