Showcasing a poorly trained dancer as aspirational is embarrassing not only for Free People, but for us dancers who take our artform seriously.

May 21, 2014 at 12:30pm | 329 comments

Staying quiet for 12 weeks while you grow a human being inside of you is nothing short of completely insane.

Dec 16, 2013 at 2:00pm | 209 comments

You are comfortable in your bed. You no longer have to use the restroom. Your baby is sound asleep upstairs. Your husband is breathing deeply next to you. Just sleep.
I guess “get a hobby” is easier said than done.

Sep 4, 2012 at 10:00am | 51 comments

Each hello and each goodbye with my family is always the same. A potent cocktail of guilt, yearning, wistfulness, and even resentment swirls around each encounter.
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I didn't need siblings and my son doesn't either.
Trying to make it in New York as a dancer is a humbling and sometimes humiliating experience. What I was not prepared for was the racial divisiveness in the hip-hop dance community and the accompanying white guilt that followed.