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Dragon Fit Interview : A Healthy Lifestyle

DragonFit Interview  “Living healthy is individual for each person, what someone needs to do for their own self is what they have to learn.” Tell us a bit about yourself & what makes YOU, YOU! I am a small town girl (Batavia, NY), growing up in the middle of 2 athletic brothers.  Family and faith are […]

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Dance Informa : Turning My Pain Into Our Purpose

Originally posted on dancemagazine.au Dance Informa’s Linda Badger recently had the privilege of speaking with Gina Pero. Pero is a renowned dance artist currently based in Las Vegas, with immense experience spanning the east and west coast of the USA. An ex-Radio City Rockette, and having worked for some top artists and events in the […]

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From Batavia NY to Radio City

Ah, the grand premier! Gina Pero remembers it well. She was four years old and already inspired by the spirit of dance. So inspired, in fact, that she danced right into the stage curtains. When her mother saw her little girl get caught there in the drapery, she thought for sure that was the end […]

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Gina gives back to her small town

Gina Pero knows her spine is her lifeline. My spine is what allows me to sit, to stand, to look side-to-side, Pero told a collection of dancers at a master class Saturday. It’s what carried her from youth dance studios in Batavia to a BFA from the University at Buffalo, to stages at the Tropicana […]

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From Pain to Purpose

Gina Pero chooses to live life full out no matter what.  At the age of 12, a huge unexpected obstacle appeared in her vision. Gina was diagnosed with severe scoliosis. “The doctor sounded like I was never going to live my dreams as a professional dancer,” Gina said.  He expressed the severity of the situation. […]

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