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    Stepping Out at STEPS on Broadway

    I love taking class at Steps on Broadway. Steps has been training and supporting dancers for over 30 years and is one of the most famous dance studios in New York City. The studio offers various styles of dance classes...

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    Monday Evenings With ABT

    I went to see an American Ballet Theater’s (ABT) Diamond Jubilee Spring Gala. The dancers sparkled during the performance that celebrated their 75th anniversary. My friend and colleague, Leanne Cope, and I decided to go to the performance together. It...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    An American in Paris at the Tony Awards!

    The cast of An American In Paris was invited to perform at the 69th anniversary Tony Awards Performance this year! It was such an incredible experience to look around from backstage and see all the cameras, celebrities and paparazzi. It...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    We Need Tutu Makers!

    By Susan Epstein of Dance Pathways It seems, like almost any profession that requires true craftsmanship, the ballet world is experiencing a shortage of tutu makers.  I know there are talented and creative mom’s out there who...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Why You Should Go to College to Dance

    By Susan Epstein of Dance Pathways For years dancers were told that if they wanted to dance, they had to go to a big city (New York, LA, etc.) and start auditioning, taking classes, and going after that...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • DLMimi_summer_featured
    My First Summer Intensive

    It’s that time of year again, summer! And for aspiring ballerinas, that means summer intensives. I spent the majority of my summer at SFB, but I have also done the programs at School of American Ballet, Harid,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Painting Pottery is the Perfect Pass Time with Friends!

    Dancing can be really taxing on the mind, as well as body, so I like doing various activities outside of the ballet realm. I enjoy swimming, reading, painting, and hiking, but one of my absolute favorite activities...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • ING_wellness_featured
    The Massage Ball: A Dancer’s Best Friend

    It’s no small task taking back-to-back class or being in rehearsal all day. Dancers experience sore muscles, bruises, tears, floor burn, knotted back, cramps… you name it, we experience it! Clearly these aches and pains aren’t stopping anyone,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • DLMimi_snack_featured
    My Favorite Summer Treats

    Summer is a magical time to lay back, rest, eat well, travel and enjoy time with your friends and family. I like doing cross training to stay in shape, but I also like to treat myself for...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    Fuel Your Body the RIGHT Way Before a Show!

    No matter how seasoned of a dancer you are, there is always a chance for pre-performance jitters. For some people, this might mean a change in your normal eating habits – for better or for worse. Or, you...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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