Tag: school at steps

Be Kind to Your Body

Sara Mearns and Chase Finlay in Polyphonia Photo by Paul Kolnik There’s a saying for dancers: Our bodies are our instruments. But what’s one thing dancers do that musicians rarely do? We beat up our instruments. We sometimes forget—or even neglect—the daily maintenance necessary for a long and healthy career. But we only get one […]

A Lesson on Injury Prevention at The School at Steps

School at Steps director Kate Thomas with NYCB principal dancer Sara Mearns (courtesy The School at Steps) Taking time off to recover from a stress fracture or strain can be unbearable for a dancer. That’s why it’s so important to do everything you can to prevent that dreaded injury. On Sunday, The School at Steps […]

Meet the Cast of “Dance212: Spring Session”

Want the scoop on what it’s really like to be a dancer in the Big Apple? You’re in luck, because “Dance212” is back on the web for a sixth season. Starting this month, cameras watch as five young dancers traverse class, rehearsals and the NYC streets. DS caught up with the stars of the show […]