Over the years I’ve been asked countless questions about this workout. Most of them can be answered with either: (a) “I don’t know if you’ll be able to dunk but you’ll be closer,” (b) “Yes, you have to do the…Read more

It is a fact that many celebrities’ children go to expensive schools. It is also a fact that many don’t. It is equally true that some of those who did go prefer giving the impression they didn’t, and plenty of…Read more

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for twenty minutes.  People say the hardest part about meditating is finding…Read more

In the midst of this family turmoil in 1975, Michael Jordan had an extraordinary year as a twelve-year-old Little Leaguer. He was named the state’s most valuable player while throwing two no-hitters in leading his team to a state championship.…Read more

Sometime in the summer of 2000, there was a knock on the door of Jeanne Arnold’s office. It was most likely one of her doctoral candidates or grad students, come to ask her about methodology or whether an inference they…Read more

They are both naturals; they have rhythm, posture, neat footwork. He mastered the moves at an early age—everyone in his family learns ballroom dancing and Highland reels. On the dance floor he has discovered one of the few environments where…Read more

A fun dance full of energy and movement, the jive has a celebratory tone that is often associated with youth and rebellion. It’s a variation of the jitterbug, a form of swing dancing that was popularized in the 1950s by…Read more

Ballerina. Athlete. Ambassador. Role model. Barrier breaker. Misty Copeland is all these and more, and during one of the biggest snowstorms of 2017, she glides effortlessly into our New York City studio and breaks into the thousand-watt smile that is…Read Article

Some coaches love to run with the lemmings. They spend an inordinate amount of time studying what other coaches are doing and trying out every flashy new technique to get an edge over their opponents. That kind of outside-in strategy…Read more