Interviewing Jenelle Manzi of New York City Ballet and hearing her approach to indulgent foods was so inspiring. It is possible to eat sweets especially when you make them “indulgent AND functional”. Sweets that can help your body and dancing?
I started dance at the young age of four, and since then, it has been my truest love. I was never aware of my body until 7th grade when my dance studio had fittings for a quite revealing jazz costume.
Eating in a cafeteria can sometimes feel like a game of roulette – you never know what you are going to get. For a dancer that needs to fuel themselves for a long day of class and rehearsals this food
Pumpkin Muffins by Robyn Jutsum Here’s my recipe for pumpkin bran muffins with oatmeal crumble (inspired by “Joy of Cooking” pumpkin muffins and “Baked” pumpkin chocolate chip bread): For the Muffins: 1 cup of canned pumpkin puree 2 large brown
Who’s Excited for Season 15 of So You Think You Can Dance?! The competitive nature of dance is undeniable. Whether you’re a competitive dancer or you’re vying for your next professional job, you’re bound to face competition and with that
Salads can be healthy, however, by now you’ve probably learned that they can also be quite unhealthy. A salad can be a great meal option but you have to make it well rounded. If you make a salad full of
One of my absolute favorite concepts in nutrition is that of “bio-individuality”. It’s the idea that because we are all so very different from our genetic makeup to our lifestyles and physiology that there’s no one – size fits all
Naturally Sassy Sassy Gregson-Williams is a former Professional Ballet Dancer turned fitness and wellness guru. Her recipes and workout programs are available on her site Naturally Sassy where she shares her philosophy about food: “The Naturally Sassy philosophy is all
There are an abundance of recipe websites these days. Lately, I’ve been finding tons of inspiration from dancer food blogs. They’re smart and beautiful and prove that dancers do indeed eat AND eat well. While each of these dancers takes
I consider New York City Ballet to be one of the most impressive companies around. It’s the company I grew up watching since I was just a train ride away on Long Island. The dancers who work there are elite