Secrets of Healing in July's Body Issue, On Sale Now!

June 25, 2007

“I became troubled by the feeling that maybe a full recovery wasn’t possible. Even after I’d worked my way back to class—and jumping and turning—that feeling didn’t immediately go away. Was I really the same dancer I’d been before? Was I better somehow? Or was I worse?”—Kim Okamura on recovering from knee surgery, in July’s Body Issue