Post Tagged with: “dance”

What Do Dancers Think About Eating Disorders?

What Do Dancers Think About Eating Disorders?

Take a look at The Starving Art, a documentary that reveals the experiences of college dance students and their struggles with body image and disordered eating.

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“A Fat Girl Dancing” Promoted Positive Body Image

“A Fat Girl Dancing” Promoted Positive Body Image

Whitney Thore, who launched the No Body Shame Campaign, is demonstrating through her series of videos called “A Fat Girl Dancing” that women can be proud of their bodies at any size. Check her out here!

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Stunning Photographs Of Ballet Dancers In The Real World

Stunning Photographs Of Ballet Dancers In The Real World

I’m not a huge ballet fan. To me it seems antiquated and artificial. Well, that and I was a terrible ballet student.   However, I can’t stop looking at these glorious photos.  Ballet Dancers are both artists and athletes.  The beauty and the expressive power of the human body is so evident in this series of photographs. I also love the creativity of […]

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De Young Museum Brings Rudolf Nureyev To Life Through “A Life in Dance” Exhibit

By Mira Veda

One of the most amazing things about writing for Lipstick & Politics is the ability to experience the world in a whole new way. Meeting incredibly knowledgeable, passionate people who live for art is a boon for someone with a  casual interest. I am always more than happy to attend and experience art openings, plays, ballets, you name it- because I […]

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Dance As If No One Is Watching

Photo courtesy of Mike Baird

Finding a way to completely let go and free ourselves – mind, body and spirit – is healthy, rejuvenating and necessary. We spend so many hours of the week busy with work, family and various activities. When the week is over, exactly how much time do we spend taking care of ourselves? Dancing is a good way for us to […]

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Filmmakers Find Inspiration In Lyme Disease

Photo courtesy of Jessica Ingersoll-Cope and Kristin Tieche

Most of us derive a sense of identity from our work and creative pursuits, but what happens to our identity when that work is affected by a serious illness? Bay Area artists, Jessica Ingersoll-Cope and Kristin Tieche, teamed up to produce a film that addresses these issues. Jessica, a dancer, was diagnosed with Lyme Disease at the age of 28. […]

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

No matter how you celebrate, New Years represents a time where you can wipe your slate clean and in some respect, start fresh. Another chance to begin a year filled with new goals, new perspectives, welcome personal growth, and create memories you only dreamed of in previous years. Today we call this the New Years Resolution starting January 1st. If […]

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