A chat with Artistic Director Caitlin Elledge of X Contemporary Dance Caitlin Elledge started X Contemporary Dance after struggling through her professional pursuits in ballet. The dance world tore her down but she got back up in a big way.
Healthy Dancer Summer Features Laine Haboney Share a bit about your journey in dance… I’m a corps dancer with the New York City Ballet. I started dancing ballet and tap when I was 3 years old. I trained in ballet,
It’s about body positivity! Here at The Whole Dancer, the most popular program I offer is called The Dancer’s “Best Body” Program. In the past, I’ve gotten some flack for the ways I’ve promoted or shared the details of this
Why honoring your hunger cues is essential… Do you recognize feelings of hunger? How do you respond? If you’ve gotten into the habit of ignoring your feelings of hunger or intentionally under-eating when they come up, it’s time to tune
Healthy Dancer Summer Feature Alicia Holloway Where do you dance? Share a bit about your journey in dance… Dance Theatre of Harlem I began dancing at the age of three, then when I was thirteen years old, I moved away
Healthy Dancer Summer Features Alexandra Hoffman Share a bit about your journey in dance… Currently, I am in my fourth season with American Midwest Ballet. I grew up dancing in Cleveland, Ohio under the instruction of Ana Lobe of Cleveland
Supplements for Dancers I want to start this post off by saying that I’m not an affiliate for any supplement brands and I don’t sell supplements for dancers. The opinions I share are based on my experience working in the
This question comes up a lot among dancers – whether you’re already dancing professionally or working towards that end, you’re not alone in your desire for guidelines. After all, you’re still expected to list your weight on your professional resume. Although, I sort of think this practice should be banned. It’s definitely not helping anyone.
An open letter to ballet companies and schools – stop weighing your dancers! Currently I have a handful of clients who have gotten the direct feedback to lose weight. Their ages range from 15-24. In addition to those dancers, there’s
Dancer Jillian Cupp’s Experience in The Dancer’s Best Body Program I started the Dancer’s Best Body Program in April, and you can add me to the list of people who got great results. Because the program is proprietary, I can’t