25 episodes

As an ex-professional dancer and owner of @AlignFitnessByAllie, a cross training studio for dancers, Allie shares her mission and information to empower healthy, strong, well rounded dancers. Bringing Professional Dancers, Sports Medicine Doctors, Dietician, Trainers, Directors, and more who have centered their careers around dance to share their knowledge in one spot. Join us as Allie brings diverse leaders in the dance world together to assist you to be an informed dancer and parent as you reach your goals in dance.

Beyond The Pointe Allie Christensen

    • Performing Arts

As an ex-professional dancer and owner of @AlignFitnessByAllie, a cross training studio for dancers, Allie shares her mission and information to empower healthy, strong, well rounded dancers. Bringing Professional Dancers, Sports Medicine Doctors, Dietician, Trainers, Directors, and more who have centered their careers around dance to share their knowledge in one spot. Join us as Allie brings diverse leaders in the dance world together to assist you to be an informed dancer and parent as you reach your goals in dance.

    Reaching My Potential - Dakota Adan

    Reaching My Potential - Dakota Adan

    Using curiosity as a driving force, embracing change, being ready for greatness...these are all things Dakota Adan works to live by. From taking his first dance class at 17, to dancing with Brittany Spears, + truly an all around artist. This episode is sure to leave you believing in YOUR own potential. 

    IG @dakotaadan

    Learn more on IG @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 53 min
    GYROTONIC® - Sam Anton

    GYROTONIC® - Sam Anton

    Transcending dancers movement + bodies, The GYROTONIC® Method is an amazing cross training tool for dancers. Trainer Sam Anton, is sharing her experience working with San Francisco Ballet dancers.

    Check her out on IG @spiralingsam

    More info for your session on IG @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 41 min
    Principal to Commercial Dancer - Alex Wong

    Principal to Commercial Dancer - Alex Wong

    Alex Wong is telling his journey from Principal Dancer with Miami City Ballet, SYTYCD, The Newsies and more. 

    After two big injuries, it would have been easy to go another direction, but Alex is the perfect example of dedication + hard work to get to your dreams.

    Check him out on IG @alexdwong

    follow more tips on IG @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 48 min
    Unspoken Hardships of Dance - Nancy Dobbs Owen

    Unspoken Hardships of Dance - Nancy Dobbs Owen

    The reality is, parts of the dance world need to change. Why is depression, eating disorders, + bullying part of the dance world? Are we feeding the cycle by the way we speak to our students, the way we audition, the way talk peer to peer? 
    We are discussing this + more with Nancy, + how she is making changes in the dance world that are taboo or unspoken. 
    toomanybodies.org
    nancydobbsowen.com
    IG @nancydobbsowen
    More info IG @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 59 min
    Over Coming Injury - Gabby Lynch

    Over Coming Injury - Gabby Lynch

    After a broken spine, many ups + downs,+  a LOT of hard work, this dancer is here talking to us about her experience getting traveling to China for dance, auditioning, + more. 
    This injury would take a lot from anyone, but as a Senior in High School, training at two intensive programs, it was a lot. 
    Listen as we discuss how Gabby has grown, + continues to use all she learned through the rehab process.
    Gabby @beyondtheinjury
    More info @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 50 min
    How Far "Yes" Got Me - Maeghan McHale

    How Far "Yes" Got Me - Maeghan McHale

    YAGP Judge, trained in classical ballet + end up in a Jazz company. Maeghan is proof that saying "Yes" to new, sometimes scary, opportunity pays off. 
    She gave some great tips for any competition or audition that all dancers should hear. 
    Want to know more? Follow along on Instagram at @alignfitnessbyallie

    • 55 min

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