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By Beverly Van Buskirk
Le Mars daily Sentinel
November 8, 2013

Dylan Carlsen, 12, finds dance helps his conditioning for youth football 2013[Le Mars, Iowa, USA] – Not too many dancers at Central Dance Academy in Le Mars need to think about balancing dance lessons with football practice, [but that's] what Dylan Carlsen did this fall. Dylan, who turned 12 Nov. 2, has been dancing since he was 3 years old.  He is a sixth grade student at Le Mars Community Middle School.

Dylan, the son of Karen and Doug Carlsen, keeps a busy schedule of dance lessons and sports activities. “I think he likes dancing more than his sisters did,” said Karen.

“It conditions you. Dance gives you endurance and flexibility, and it strengthens your legs,” Dylan said.

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  1. Johan Cruijf (one of The Netherlands biggest soccer legends) did ballet to get better balance and stronger core muscles. It also helped him stay flexible! I think ballet is helpful for all kinds of sports!


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