Tag Archives: dance

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Meet Amanda & Allie Milberg, Founders of From Our Hearts To Your Toes

If you’ve watched Dance Moms, been to the ballet or if you are or were a dancer yourself, you’ve seen or worn those incredible costumes used for performances and competitions. Have you ever thought about what happens to those costumes when the music stops? Amanda and Allie Milberg, two sisters from Jericho, New York, did. […]

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What Aerial Silks Are And Why You Should Try Them

People always tend to find one thing they’re good at and stick to it, however, I have never been that person. I bounce around trying new things and always try to step out of my comfort zone. One day in my dance class, I finally got to see someone do aerial silks. They are these […]

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How Dancing Has Shaped My Life

When I get asked, “What are your hobbies?” or “What sport do you enjoy?” I simply say, “I dance.” Yes, I have had to argue the “sport” part a lot, but I will vouch for it 100 percent. Picture a little girl’s first dance recital. A baby ballerina on stage, wearing soft pink-colored tights and […]

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Why I Love Dance

International Dance Day holds a special place in my heart. I have been dancing for 16 years now, and I feel that I have learned so much through this incredible art form. Although it does require much blood, sweat, and tears, the outcome of it is unlike anything else you will ever experience. Here are […]

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5 Female Dancers Who Changed The Face of Dance Forever

I’ve been dancing since I was four years old. Naturally, International Dance Day is my favorite holiday. I’ve done nearly every style you could possibly think of. And with the help of YouTube, dance exhibitions, and real-life encounters with some amazing choreographers, the people I’ve watched and worked with over the years have truly changed […]

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Why I Dance

  I have a unique perspective an artist.  I grew up as the fourth of five daughters, sandwiched between my sisters, Molly and Nora. Molly, 5 years older, has profound developmental delays. She cannot talk, still wears diapers and drinks from sippy cups. Her behavior issues — volatility, hair pulling and screaming — have been […]

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I Hope You Dance – Some Very SFTL Advice From A Recent High School Grad

Although this post comes from one of our youngest Fit to Leaders, we think her advice applies pretty universally to all of us: What does every graduating High School senior need to know? For many of us, this may be the first time living on our own. Practical advice springs to mind: NEVER wash anything […]