Pointe Magazine on Tutu Thin - A New Resource

New Dance Resource


Though it’s sometimes difficult to acknowledge, eating disorders are a reality in the dance world. In her new book, Tutu Thin, former studio owner Dawn Smith-Theodore, a therapist who specialized in the treatment of eating disorders, approaches the topic in an honest, nonjudgmental light. The author shares her struggle as a teen with anorexia nervosa and offers helpful strategies for creating a nutritious meal plan, worrying signs of anorexia, bulimia and binging and when to seek treatment. Although the book is tailored for younger dancers, the message is important for performers, teachers and parents alike… Available at tututhin.com