Alyssa Rodriguez

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Maddie Ziegler Tries To Teach Clumsy Billboard Editor Her Dance Moves For 'Chandelier'

If you have two left feet, you're already two steps ahead of Jason Lipshutz.<p>The Billboard Pop editor -- and self-proclaimed "Most Awkward Dancer Alive" -- recently sat down with Maddie Ziegler, the 12-year-old dancing prodigy who stars in Sia's music video for "Chandelier," to learn her moves.<p>We …

"Dance Moms" Star Maddie Ziegler on Starring in Sia's Intense New Video and Shia LaBeouf's Dance Moves

"I was like, 'Wait, who's Shia?' So I looked up pictures of him and I was like, 'Oh, OK, he's familiar.'"<p>Yesterday, Sia released the video for her new single "Elastic Heart," and no one could take their eyes off of it. Mainly because of its extremely flexible, insanely talented young star, <i>Dance …

5 Ways Thinking Like a Ballerina Can Bring Balance to Your Life

I've been a professional ballet dancer for 15 years, and currently perform as a principal dancer for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. As a dancer, my body is my instrument, so healthy living goes hand-in-hand with my art form. A few years ago I combined my passions and started a nutrition bar company …

Sucking at ballet class makes me love my body

The saddest thing I witness during my shifts at a dance and fitness wear store is when a mother — who, seconds before, was beaming at her …

A Ballet Dancer Meets the Demands of Gender-Shifting Roles

At Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a Dancer Tailors His Workout to Perform Both Lifts and En Pointe<p>László Major’s job requires him to stay on his toes—literally. He dances for Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male troupe where men play female roles and dance en pointe.<p>Mr. Major, …

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Google Glass Got It Backwards

Now that the Google Glass prototype has been withdrawn from the market, the company has reportedly moved it from research into product development. Consumer fashion and retailing experts have been tasked with refining a look that some in the market labeled “Glasshole” and, according to critics of …

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