Different diets are thrown around in the ballet industry today as carelessly as month-old pointe shoes. From Ketogenic, paleo, carb-restrictive, intermittent fasting and turning vegan for weight loss, there’s no shortage of fad diets dancers are continuously cycling through in the hopes of losing or maintaining their weight.  However, not only are 95% of diets […]

Navigating the Paradox of Dance and Passion.

I am signing off from a decade-long dance career, and a life lived in leotards and tights, false eyelashes, and endless ballet and dance classes. In light of all the experiences over the years, spaces, and places, I plan to use this opportunity to reflect on a dance industry that was a love-hate relationship in […]