Ask Amy: Whip Your Turns Into Shape

Have a question? Click here to send it to Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt. I know the basics of pirouettes—pull up, hold your core and connect your passé—but I’m still having trouble getting around and sticking my turns. Can you suggest any tips? —MaryCateThere are so many things to remember during pirouettes that it’sMore »

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Two months ago, I fell at dress rehearsal, broke my fifth metatarsal and ended up having surgery. While I’m building strength in physical therapy so I can return to dance, I’m wondering how to keep myself strong emotionally during this setback. —SarahWhen you’re injured, it’s easy to fear that you’ll be left behind while everyoneMore »