Ellie Kohl

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How Big Shampoo conditioned us to buy products our hair—and environment—don’t need

A few years ago, as a college student living in shared housing, I read about a radical idea. The concept was simple, but unexpected: go “no poo.” That is, give up conventional shampoo and conditioner in favor of natural cleansers, or just water. “No pooers” forsake shampoo for a variety of reasons, …

Is The Sugar In Fruit Healthy For Us?

<i>Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been linked to sugar intake, and yet our national consumption has never been higher. Thank goodness we had nutrition expert and bestselling author Cynthia</i> …

These NYC Street Dancers Were Actually Professional Ballet Dancers In Disguise

Straight Outta Conservatory.

8 Changes To Make If You Want To Be A Truly Happy Person

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

I’m 29 and gave up everything to study ballet alongside high school students

This is my story<p>I walk into the ballet studio at 3pm on a sunny Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Castro District. I’m 29 and have been dancing …

Pressures on Pointe: Confessions of an Elite Ballerina

In 2010, when <i>The New York Times</i> dance critic Alastair Macaulay slammed New York City Ballet principal dancer Jenifer Ringer for her weight following her performance as <i>George Balancine's The Nutcracker's</i> Sugar Plum Fairy, Ringer, 40, reacted like a pro. Macaulay's callous words definitely stung: …

Ballet icon Sylvie Guillem retirement interview: ‘I knew for a long time that I had to stop’

This year will mark the end of Sylvie Guillem's astonishing 30-plus years as one of the world’s foremost ballet dancers. Sarah Crompton meets her as she prepares to bring her farewell tour to Britain<p>Sylvie Guillem is standing on the stage of the Royal Opera House, the scene of some of <b>her greatest</b> …

BBC Young Dancer’s Tamara Rojo on what it takes to become a prima ballerina

"I trained for six hours, six days a week from the age of 11," says the English National Ballet's artistic director. "And that made up for the things …

Royal Ballet's leading lady returns at 52

Alessandra Ferri stars in Wayne McGregor's new Covent Garden production based on the novels of Virginia Woolf<p>At 19, Alessandra Ferri became one of the youngest principal dancers at the Royal Ballet. Aged 52, she is returning as its oldest leading lady since Dame Margot Fonteyn.<p>Ferri will take the …

How I Conquered My Eating Disorder: A Ballet Dancer's Story

From a very young age, I was exposed to the world of ballet, in which creativity meets high discipline. Most of my afternoons as a child were happily …

Film Review: ‘Horizons’

<b>An almost spiritual celebration of classical ballet, as practiced by three generations of Cuban terps, Eileen Hofer’s “Horizons” pays tribute to the</b> …

Ballet Sensation Nadia Khan: From Montana to Spain

Share Email Comments<p>By Chelsea Thomas of Dance Informa.<p>Nadia Khan is no typical ballet dancer – her determination and assiduous nature have taken her …

Southern Living - Recipes, Home Decor, Gardening, DIY and Travel

Discover your style from a collection of home designs by the South’s leadin...<p>Discover your style from a collection of home designs by the South’s …

7 DIY Beauty Hacks Using Pantry Staples

The best thing about having a kitchen stocked full of healthy food is that they can also double up as amazing natural beauty products. These DIY beauty hacks are the perfect way to treat your skin and hair with some natural love. Try a few for yourself, and unlock the secrets to natural</i> …

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21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert.<p>The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is …

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Incredible Commercial Featuring A Dancing Horse Goes Viral

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>Are you a fan of music? Dance?</i> …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Texas Ballet Theater Takes A Risky Step Forward | Art&Seek

<i>‘Petite Mort</i>.’ Photos: Steven Visneau<p>Texas Ballet Theater has spent the last two years rebuilding its infrastructure, company and aesthetic …

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Something old, something new

ASKED to help create a uniquely American ballet style, George Balanchine decided on something that would reflect the country's "cold, crystalline, …

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Dance away your workplace stress with boardroom ballet

Forget the gym. Classical ballet is the new workout of choice among stressed-out office workers. Ballerina Karis Scarlette explains the benefits<p>Ballet is everywhere at the moment – on stage, streamed live into cinemas nationwide and even popping up on your local gym timetable. People from all walks …

Prima Ballerina Lisa Macuja- Elizalde Elizalde Now Teaches Ballet!

<b>When in Manila,</b> Nothing beats learning from the expert. When it comes to classical ballet, no one could ever surpass the achievements of <b>Lisa Macuja-</b> …

securelyinsecure: “ Misty Copeland & Brooklyn Mack to Make Historic Debut in Swan Lake “ For the first time in dance history, a major company will perform the ballet “Swan Lake” with two...

Ballet prodigy’s dancing is en pointe

When your parents are Cirque du Soleil performers, chances are you're going to find yourself on stage. Monika Haczkiewicz has been passionate about …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

Light Bending Dance Performance Will Touch Your Soul

<i>Hakanaï</i> is a solo choreographic performance that unfolds through a series of images in motion. In Japanese <i>Hakanaï</i> denotes that which is temporary and …