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Face Masks While Training: Did You Consider This?

As face-to-face dance training is beginning to resume around the United States, many decisions have been made, or are in process, regarding best safety practices. On my social media accounts, I've seen multiple videos of dance studios with neatly taped out perimeters in which students are doing...
Good to Know

Face Masks While Training: Did You Consider This?

As face-to-face dance training is beginning to resume around the United States, many decisions have been made, or are in process, regarding best safet...

Spotlight

How this Dance Content Creator is Challenging Systemic Racism

Like her sweeping technical dance style, her weekly video devotions to every aspect of the dancer’s career are powerful, wise, and fearless. As an ent...

Opinion

The United States' Economic Undervaluing of Arts and Culture

An artist in the United States is not unfamiliar with economic strain, and the events of this year have only highlighted and intensified that for many...

Motivational

Site-Specific Choreography: Let's Think Outside of the Box

As we move forward in this Corona-changed world, live performances for the arts will look different for the foreseeable future. One thing we can do is...

Spotlight

Black Women in Dance: Celebrating Social Justice

Black Lives Matter is a crucial movement, advocating for freedom, liberation, justice, and for basic civil rights. This movement is at the forefront o...

Opinion

It's Time to Shatter Exclusive Labels on Concert vs. Commercial Dance

When I first started dancing, I was convinced I was going to become a back-up dancer for Britney Spears. I had only been dancing for a few years and h...

Education & Training, Health & Fitness

Heading Back to the Dance Studio? Remember These 3 Things

As cities across the country begin to loosen their shelter-in-place orders, many dance studios are gearing up to follow suit. Already, studios like Pl...

Education & Training, Spotlight

How 6 Summer Dance Programs Take on the Challenge to Go Virtual

For a dancer, summer often has a very particular focus: extra training. Summer dance programs can shape young artists, build friendships, and open up...

Health & Fitness

Dancing for Spirit: Why You Should Integrate the 8 Limbs of Yoga

According to Yoga Journal, the Yoga Sutra, “widely regarded as the authoritative text on yoga”, was written at least 1700 years ago. This predates alm...