Published August 3, 2015
Enrichment courses give dancers tools for becoming well-rounded professionals. more »
This winter, as you juggle busy rehearsal schedules, Nutcracker performances and New Year's plans, it's important to stay health-conscious to fight off those nasty seasonal colds that can slow you down. Try these foods to give your immune system a boost, so you'll head to the studio feeling your best: 


Published October 1, 2014
Morning workouts, controlling stress-eating and moremore »

You might not have heard, but today's a holiday: It's national pancake day! To celebrate, we're sharing Miami City Ballet principal Tricia Albertson's recipe for whole wheat blueberry oatmeal pancakes. “I love this recipe because it sustains me through morning class and rehearsals,” she says. “I get high-density carbohydrates, protein, omega-3s, antioxidants—and a little bit of sugar that makes it all taste great.”

Whole Wheat Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup low-fat milk
1 cup whole wheat flour

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Published December 16, 2009
Check out what these four dancers ate in a day, then read what a nutritionist says about their day’s diet. Samuel Pott, Rachel Holmesmore »

Rachel Holmes snacks on an apple in the studio at the Joffrey Ballet School.

Photo by Colin Fowler

Published November 24, 2009
Pointe spoke with Roberta Anding, sports dietitian for Houston Ballet, about the biggest nutrition mistakes dancers don’t realize they’re making.1. Being afraid of foods that are filling or cause temporary bloating. Nutrient-dense, moderate-calorie foods, such as broth-based soups, fruits, veget…more »
Published November 24, 2009
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