In reflecting on The New York Times piece, “What Is a Ballet Body?” I was compelled to share some takeaways. After all, I run a program called The Dancers’ Best Body Program. Something I strive to make very clear is
Staying Body Positive in Dance When a Friend is Being Negative We’ve all been there…innocently warming up for class and a friend unleashes hatred; onto herself. She’s looking in the mirror and starts to pick apart her body and appearance.
It’s Time…Rewrite Your Body Story When you rewrite your body story and work to believe the new story you’ve created, you’ll feel empowered. You’ll start to see that even if someone else has a preference that your body doesn’t happen
Ballet Body Thoughts from a Man in Ballet Asher Taylor-Dawson shared some incredibly insightful thoughts on the dancers’ body in The Whole Dancer Facebook Group. I asked him to expand upon his ideas for this post. I hope that his
Before anyone goes crazy, let me preface this video by stating that I think every body can dance. I don’t think there’s a one – sized fits all body type that needs to be strived for in order to dance