Dance instructor in police net for sexually abusing students – Times of India

The Toranagallu police arrested a dance instructor on charges of sexually assaulting and abusing his minor students and sent to judicial custody. Ballari: The Toranagallu police arrested a dance instructor on charges of sexually assaulting and abusing his minor students and sent to judicial custody. Hanumesh, 32, alias Babu Madhusudhan Teja, chief of The Smart…

Monroe Police arrest Stanza dance studio owner Kristopher Backman for suspicion of child molestation

  Stanza Performing Arts Company co-owner Kristopher Backman pleaded not guilty to charges of child molestation in the second degree in Snohomish County Superior Court on Thursday, July 21. Monroe police arrested Backman at his Lewis Street dance studio on Tuesday, July 19, booking him into Snohomish County Jail. Stanza Performing Arts Company co-owner Kristopher Backman…

Leslie Scott quoted in Business Insider Article: “Instagram has ushered in a risky new dance trend — and it could be harming young dancers’ bodies”

Every week, scores of young dancers take to Instagram to show off a physical feat that seems to defy the limits of human hip bones. The #TiltTuesday trend features dancers stretching their legs into extreme contortions. Sometimes the photos merely attract likes or followers. Other times they can attract the attention of scouts, leading to…