The Workout: Céline Cassone

Céline Cassone eats up space onstage. To achieve that fierce energy, she works out a different set of muscles every day. Pre-class routine: 45 minutes of cardio, then 45 minutes of weight training. “I switch between the elliptical, the treadmill and the cross-country machines.” She’ll often do cardio intervals: one minute intense, one minute slow,More »

The Workout: Melissa Hamilton

Melissa Hamilton has the ideal ballet body: endless legs, a streamlined silhouette, eye-popping arches. But that doesn’t mean the Royal Ballet soloist gets to take it easy. It just gives her a different set of challenges. Pre-class routine: Hamilton doesn’t spend much time stretching: “My body’s already quite elastic as it is,” she says. Instead,More »