• This 9-Year-Old ‘Couple’ Saying Goodbye Is the Sweetest Thing Ever
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    Kerry Justich

    This 9-Year-Old ‘Couple’ Saying Goodbye Is the Sweetest Thing Ever

    Merce and Mylee are on their way to breaking the Internet — and they’re only 9 years old. The two kids, who playfully call themselves boyfriend and girlfriend, were pictured tearfully hugging each other in a tweet posted on Monday evening.

  • Jenna Dewan Tatum Says, ‘There’s Nothing Better Than a Little Boy In a Dance Class’
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    Allison Trimbell

    Jenna Dewan Tatum Says, ‘There’s Nothing Better Than a Little Boy In a Dance Class’

    Jenna Dewan Tatum is a mom who loves dancing, if she had a son would she let him dance? See what she has to say.

  • Country-Style Dance Can Increase Brain Function, Says Study
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    Kristine Solomon

    Country-Style Dance Can Increase Brain Function, Says Study

    It’s no secret that as we age, our cognitive functioning declines. A new study found country dancing does more to boost brain functioning than other exercises.

  • This Plus-Size Ballerina Is All Kinds Of Inspiring
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    Hayley Spencer

    This Plus-Size Ballerina Is All Kinds Of Inspiring

    Shake blends burlesque and ballet in her body-positive dance [Photo: Instagram/FrostineShake] Frostine Shake is an inspiration to anyone who’s dreamed of a career in dance and been made to feel like they didn’t fit the mould in terms of body shape.  The plus-size model and makeup artist hails from Texas and she’s also a dancer - blending her classic ballet training with burlesque to express herself and explore her body in a positive way. Shake told BuzzFeed how she quit her childhood ballet lessons due to the pressure she felt to conform to an unachievable body shape.

  • Meet The Inspiring Teen Who Wants To Be The First Hijabi Ballerina
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    Marie-Claire Dorking

    Meet The Inspiring Teen Who Wants To Be The First Hijabi Ballerina

    Stephanie Kurlow wants to be the world’s first ballerina in a hijab [Photo: Instagram/stephaniekurlow

  • How Cuba Produces Some of the Best Ballet Dancers in the World
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    Noël Duan

    How Cuba Produces Some of the Best Ballet Dancers in the World

    Recent graduates of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba School performing at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana in February 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • An Interview with Michael Trusnovec, Dancer at Paul Taylor Dance Company.
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    Laia Garcia

    An Interview with Michael Trusnovec, Dancer at Paul Taylor Dance Company.

    Photo: Paul B. Goode Paul Taylor Dance Company is a contemporary dance company founded in 1954. Paul Taylor, the founder of the company, has been regarded as one of the most avant-garde choreographers of the 20th century, whose work has explored such topics like war, rape, and religious zealotry. As a new season opens at the Lincoln Center on Friday, we sat down with Michael Trusnovec, the company’s most senior member, who has been dancing with Paul Taylor for close to twenty years. Michael Trusnovec: When I was growing up, my sister used to take dance lessons.

  • Meet Fashion's Favorite Trainer: Mary Helen Bowers
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    Erika Ostroff

    Meet Fashion's Favorite Trainer: Mary Helen Bowers

    @balletbeautiful/Instagram  Like Miley Cyrus is to Moschino’s Jeremy Scott, or Kim Kardashian to Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing, runway models and fashion editors flock to Ballet Beautiful’s Mary Helen Bowers. The professional ballerina has developed such a loyal following of tightly toned, Celine-clad bodies, that she’s followed the pack to Paris. Bowers was a member of the prestigious New York City Ballet for 10 years (she started when she was 16), before becoming famous for transforming Natalie Portman’s body for the actress’ Oscar-winning role in Black Swan in 2010. @balletbeautiful/Instagram Bowers is the force behind Natalie Portman’s perfect pirouettes in Black Swan.

  • Beyonce's Backup Dancing Twins Talk Fashion—in Paris!
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    Erika Ostroff

    Beyonce's Backup Dancing Twins Talk Fashion—in Paris!

      Anyone who’s handpicked by Beyoncé is guaranteed to be cool and Les Twins are no exception. The identical French brothers, also known as Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, are killers in both the dance and fashion departments. Over the past five years, they’ve become regulars at Paris Fashion Week, and today they made their Fall/Winter 2015 debut at Anthony Vaccarrello, dressed in head-to-toe Dior with Donatella Versace sitting in between them.