My Body Image Story in Ballet When you start dancing, it’s about the joy of it. You just love to move, and you enjoy the challenge of striving to be better, stronger, more lovely. There’s this great sense of achievement
The Whole Dancer Body Image Booster If you’re struggling with body image, you’re not alone. When faced with your reflection each and every day in just a leotard and tights, it’s easy to get caught up in judgment. I started
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
When you’re told a casting decision was made based on weight…it happens. Unfortunately, all too often. So how do you respond? What should you think about? Casting and Weight: It shouldn’t happen. Or if it does, it really shouldn’t be
Please note, this post contains details of a journey through negative body image and disordered eating. If you’re triggered by that subject matter, please do not read. It starts… It started when I was 13. I’m not sure I had
Body Positive Giveaway with Jule Dancewear founder Julia Cinquemani Share about your story in dance: My name is Julia Cinquemani. I am in my third season as a professional ballerina with Miami City Ballet. Being a part of this world
Up and down… Those are the two words that come to my mind when I think of my body and weight, especially my weight in the ballet world. Every day since I was around 12 years old, I looked at
You don’t wake up one morning and decide, I’m going to torture my body and mind by starting an eating disorder today. It’s something that develops over time. I can trace my eating disorder back to when I was 15.