Your Best Body: Boosting Your Back Flexibility

Click for a larger image. Your 20-Minute Savior If you’re bogged down by stress, what’s the best way to spend downtime in between rehearsals? While getting lost in a book may sound like a smart escape, deep-breathing exercises can be more beneficial. A recent study in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine analyzed adults’More »

Our Best Tips: Posture

The way you stand makes a huge impression, whether you’re in an audition or just walking down the street. Awareness of your posture will help you achieve a more engaged and gracious épaulement, project confidence and strengthen your upper back. Read on for our best tips and exercises. Two Exercises for a Strong Upper BackMore »

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Have a question? Click here to send it to Amy and she might answer it in an upcoming issue! No matter what I try, I have trouble turning. What exer­cises can I do to improve my pirouettes? What should I think about when I’m turning? —Kiana, CA Turns are tricky—there’s a lot of room forMore »