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Too old for pointe shoes?

Too old for pointe shoes?

Suppressing flutters of excitement, the ballet dancer holds her position at the barre before sinking gently back to the floor. She’s dreamed about this for years. As she rises again, the studio light catches sparkles of grey in her perfect ballet bun.

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What you need to know about common dance injuries

What you need to know about common dance injuries

From the earthy grunge of hip hop to the endless grace of classical ballet, dancers tell stories with their bodies. They flow through space, creating emotive shapes and patterns, connecting passionately with their audience.  But the dedication involved in consistent training, perfecting choreography and striving to achieve their best can sometimes lead to injury. Young […]

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How well do you know your body?

How well do you know your body?

Picture a musician who plays beautifully, yet does not clean their instrument or pack it away properly. It is hard to imagine because it is expected that all musicians understand how to care for and use their instrument effectively. Dancers are no exception to this rule. Your body is your instrument. If you do not […]

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