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Coming Back from a Break

(iStock) After a few weeks of much-needed rest, many dancers jump right back into class full force. But going from couch potato to full-on dance diva overnight can cause a whole new set of challenges in the form of accidents and overuse injuries. In the December issue of Dance Spirit, we told you how a […]

The Benefits of Taking a Break

Callie Lyons (photo by Quinn Batson) After Callie Lyons finished an intense summer dance program in Austria this year, she could tell her body needed rest. Her joints felt tight, and twinges of pain from old injuries were starting to creep in. “My body was pretty much breaking down,” she says. When she arrived home, […]