8 Things You Must Tell Your Personal Trainer

A qualified personal trainer can help create a workout regimen that meets your body and classroom needs.As a teacher, you already know you need to look outside the studio for regular workouts. If you’ve trained primarily as a dancer, however, establishing a gym...

What Dancers Can Learn from CrossFit

Steph Lee, a dancer with Renegade Performance Group in New York City, spent more than 10 years of her dance career fighting recurring injuries. It wasn’t until she added CrossFit—the heavy-lifting, loud-grunting, specialized gym workout that has taken the world...

Technique: TaraMarie Perri

How I Teach Yoga for Dancers In a small studio four floors above Manhattan’s rush-hour commute, 20 or so students sit on their heels at the center of their yoga mats. “We’re going to do a hips class today,” says TaraMarie Perri, adjunct professor at New York...

Summer Cross-Training

Encouraging students to stay active during vacation will help them smoothly return to dance in the fall. Running keeps Ailey’s Alicia Graf Mack strong during off-season. The leggy and lean Alicia Graf Mack needs to keep herself in top form when Alvin Ailey American...

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