Health & Wellness

Stretch, Strength & Stamina

June 14, 2017

Cross training plays a crucial role in a dancers training. Here at Steps, classes focusing on stretch, strength, and stamina are offered daily to give dancers the opportunity to train their bodies in ways that regular dance classes cannot. Some

Artist vs. Athlete: The Dancer’s Dilemma

March 16, 2016

My lower back felt achy. Of course it did—We were coming off from a five-show weekend driving straight into a one-nighter. When you’re a dancer, something always hurts. And when you’re on tour, well, you’re lucky if there’s a part

Hobbies That Make Me a Better Dancer

November 2, 2015

This may sound odd to some people, but lately I have found that focusing my attention on several different hobbies and cutting down somewhat on my time in the studio is actually helping me to become a better dancer. I

Our Injuries Can Be Gateways to Learning

October 8, 2015

Considering the extremely physical nature of what we do, it is no surprise that dancers will encounter injuries from time to time. Soreness, tightness, and fatigue are to be expected; they usually iron themselves out with some rest and TLC.

Perspectives From the Floor – Part 1

October 1, 2015

Life is full of events and setbacks that we may or may not know how to handle. As a serious dancer in the Steps on Broadway Conservatory Program, the thought of being out of commission was just not an option.

Perspectives From the Floor – Part 1