Talk Privately About Body Concerns

In our January 2017 health column registered dietitian Emily Harrison and Manhattan Youth Ballet head faculty Deborah Wingert offer seven tips for helping students build positive relationships to food. One step you can take is to talk privately with students about any...

A Few Steps a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure Away

With a busy teaching schedule, fitting in the Surgeon General’s recommended 150 minutes of exercise each week can be a struggle. So is it better to do one long session every day, or a few shorter ones? According to a 2012 study, it’s more beneficial to take three...

Tap Happy Feet

Tappers may use their feet more than any other type of dancer, as they slide, jump, slap, stomp and balance on the balls of their feet, quickly shifting into various positions. “Tappers use all points of the foot in contact with the floor in different percussive or...

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