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Technique: François Perron
September 18th, 2012 | Jenny Dalzell | More on Dance Teacher
The discipline that François Perron commands from his students is palpable. Even in a summer open class, dancers follow a strict dress code of black and pink—no skirts—with hair in wispless buns. In the preparatory notes of each warm-up exercise...Read More

“SYTYCD” Season 9 Favorites
September 18th, 2012 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
Today is the day! Before long we'll crown our two (two!) "So You Think You Can Dance" champions! We'll know who'll be on our December cover! It's finally happening! I'm so excited that I overdid it a little on the caffeine this morning! But really: This should be a fantastic finale episode, right?...Read More

Food for Calm
September 17th, 2012 | Vicky Valet | More on Pointe
Pre-performance jitters got you shaking in your pointe shoes? Grab a snack! Foods that are rich in carbohydrates, vitamin B or magnesium can help calm your nerves. After a few bites, these types of foods enable your body to produce serotonin, which gives you a calm and relaxed feeling....Read More

Kennedy Center Honors Natasha
September 17th, 2012 | Khara Hanlon | More on Dance Magazine
Natalia Makarova will be a 2012 Kennedy Center Honoree! You can watch the 35th broadcast of the awards on CBS Wednesday December 26th. Here she is with Baryshnikov in Roland Petit's Carmen....Read More

Sneak Peek at Valentino’s NYCB Costumes!
September 17th, 2012 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
From the moment we first heard that superstar designer Valentino Garavani would be designing costumes for New York City Ballet, we've been anxiously awaiting a glimpse of his creations. Would they be ruffly?...Read More

(More) Good News for Coffee Drinkers
September 14th, 2012 | Andrea Marks | More on Dance Teacher
Dance teachers and studio owners are constantly on the move, most likely running low on sleep with a full cup of coffee. Feeling like you should kick the caffeine addiction? Well, there's nothing like a little scientific research to justify our vices. Do you remember in March when the news media crowned both chocolate and popcorn miracle foods...Read More

We Want Your Dancetastic Photos
September 14th, 2012 | Margaret Fuhrer | More on Dance Spirit
If you follow DS on Facebook and Twitter-and you should!-you're probably already a fan of our "Photo of the Day" posts, which feature a different spectacular dance image for you to drool over every day....Read More

Dancer Recipe: No-Bake Energy Bites
September 13th, 2012 | Jennifer Stahl | More on Pointe
Dancers live hectic lives. There isn't always time to cook up the ideal snack. Carolina Ballet corps de ballet member Cecilia Iliesiu takes a short cut: Her homemade "energy bites" skip the baking process altogether. All you have to do is stir the ingredients together, roll into balls and eat!...Read More

Catching Up with Emmy-Nominated “SYTYCD” Choreographer Stacey Tookey
September 13th, 2012 | Michael Anne Bailey | More on Dance Spirit
If you've watched any "So You Think You Can Dance" episode in the last five seasons, you've probably been wowed by Stacey Tookey's contemporary choreography. She recently received her third Outstanding Choreography Emmy nomination for her work on the show....Read More

Those Next Four Years…
September 12th, 2012 | Siobhan Burke | More on Dance Magazine
Can I keep dancing and go to college? As the academic year starts up again, that's the question on a lot of high school dancers' minds. At this point, the next four years-and beyond-probably feel like a vast, unsolvable mystery:...Read More

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