46 LETTER TO MY TEENAGE SELF
Shaping Sound co-founder Teddy
48 DEAR KATIE Kathryn Morgan answers
your pressing dance questions.
50 DIARY Savannah Gaillard’s
weekends at the NYU Future Dancers
and Dancemakers workshop.
52 BUZZ Light bedtime snacks that’ll
keep you full; what your nerve pain
54 FITNESS A trio of ankle exercises
to combat injury.
56 NUTRITION Everything you need
to know about taking vitamins.
76 FASHION Dramatic ensembles to
keep you warm and looking chic.
84 STYLE LAB Patterned pieces to release
your inner wild-child.
119 SHOP Where to buy all
the stuff you love from this issue.
88 MODERN Perfecting Graham technique
means focusing on your hands.
94 COLLEGE CORNER How to balance it all:
homework, rehearsals and even a
120 YOU SHOULD KNOW
Ballerina-in-training Leili Rackow.
72 STRENGTH IN NUMBERS
The beauty of dancing in an ensemble.
74 IN HER SHOES Following ballerina
Dusty Button around the world.
36 MARGARET’S NOTE Here’s to you, comp kids!
38 TALK TO US What people are saying
about Dance Spirit.
41 BUZZ The scoop on the Hamilton
documentary and Broadway’s newest
show, Holiday Inn.
42 THE DIRT Ballet West dancer (and
“Breaking Pointe” star) Allison DeBona.
44 CONNECT What’s happening
on dancespirit.com this month.
Love for the
Why you voted for
Kerrynton Jones and
and Tatiana Melendez