Magazine article Pointe

Healthy Moves

Magazine article Pointe

Healthy Moves

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Sharon Wehner, Colorado Ballet

I'm a go-go-go person, so I started taking 15 minutes each morning and night to meditate. Making the time and space to get quiet has been beneficial on ail fronts - mentally, emotionally and physically. I tend to work constantly. On top of dancing, I'm in LEAP, a college program to help professional dancers earn a BA. Meditating teaches you to listen to your body. It has carried over to my dancing, particularly if I'm feeling a lot of nerves. I am more able to get my body into a relaxed and ready state.

Amanda Cobb, The Washington Ballet

Since I started Gyrotonic, I'm stronger, and I can turn better. I am getting my certification because I want to teach it as well as take it. Just being able to trust my body feels great I love helping dancers with Gyrotonic - you have to have a good eye to see the imbalances because we're strong and know how to fake it I'd also like to work with athletes - maybe basketball players- to help Gyrotonic go to the next level. …

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