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In this episode we discuss what it means to have a professional ballet dancer body- strong and healthy! If you're interested in learning more about the history of ballet, check out Apollo's Angels, by Jennifer Homans. If you're interested in learning more about the myth surrounding the ideal dancer body we suggest you check out The Cult of Thin, What Would it Take to Change Ballet's Aesthetic of Extreme Thinness? and Tracing Ballet's Cultural History Over 400 Years. Shout to Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Misty Copeland, and Kathryn Morgan.