Enjoy going to a wedding or two this summer. Have fun, drink champagne and eat cake, but don't consume yourself with what someone else's wedding vows mean about your own life. Your life is wonderful, and it is wholly yours.
She is thinking back to that day, four years earlier, when her son asked if he could take up ballet, the art that propelled his parents from this Caribbean island to the United States more than two decades ago. Francisco was 13; she had started her own training at 8.
As I boarded the plane at Havana's José Martí Airport to return to Tampa after a week-long stay in Cuba I felt pulled in two directions.
World Cup fever might have you thinking that Brazil is only the home of football. But it's more than just a football nation. It's a breeding ground fo...
Being fit is something we should all strive for, but it shouldn't be an end goal. Enhanced fitness ideally should open doors to a greater enjoyment of life, for a lifetime.
Maybe we didn't react quickly enough and smartly enough regarding Free People Ballet-gate. This one got away from us. So now what?
Every June, my wife, dance videographer Nel Shelby, and I move back into our cabin in the Berkshires to spend the summer filming and photographing the incredible artists who perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Eleni Petraki used to be a dancer. There's not a bit of regret in her voice when she talks about bowing out of the profession.
This will help, I insist, trying to extend my patience. But as I do each exercise, annoyance seethes inside me, and by the end of class, I feel like I just wasted one hour and a half.
Ballet is the link: The link between the how we feel, how we move, and how we portray it. It, the art of physical self-expression, ignites the spirit that moves the body into action.
Saeculum Obscurum, Latin for "The Dark Ages," was coined by Caesar Baronius in 1602 to describe the cultural decline of the Roman Empire between the 5th and 15th century in Western Europe.
Dance training isn't always associated with body positivity, but it does show you a lot of ways to understand and appreciate your body that are unrelated to looks.
When I describe my thesis topic to other people, the first thing out of their mouth is, "Wow, how did you come up with that?"
Given the story's themes of love, jealousy and obsession with youthful beauty -- so relevant to modern culture, and so conducive to physical expression -- it's easy to understand its appeal to the choreographer.
The Joffrey is taking on Romeo & Juliet this season, which has an amazing score by Sergei Prokofiev. We asked conductor Scott Speck some questions about the music, and he shares some wonderful insights with us here.
The briefly displaced Baalbeck International Festival is going home. The world-renowned annual event that was moved last year for security reasons f...