Alessandra Celentano, not everyone knows about her syndrome: Amici’s teacher underwent two surgeries.
Could you imagine an issue of Friends without Alessandra Celentano? The answer is no! Yes, because the dance teacher is now a permanent presence of the Canale 5 talent show, of which she has been a part for 21 years. Strict and outspoken, her rigid teaching method makes part of the audience turn up their noses, but the teacher continues on her way, sure that this is how real dancers are formed. We know almost everything about her career, but not everyone knows a painful background which concerns the face of Amici.
Several years ago, Alessandra Celentano told Di Più Tv about her illness: a syndrome which she suffered from for years and which caused her very severe pain. Let’s find out her words in detail.
Alessandra Celentano: “It is a widespread disease among dancers”, the teacher talks about her syndrome
“For years I have suffered from a disease, hallux rigidus syndrome, which affects the joints of the first toe, wearing them down little by little and causing large consequences bone problems and excruciating pain“. It was Alessandra Celentano who told it, in a 2018 interview with the weekly Di Più Tv. Amici’s dance teacher said that it is a rather common pathology among dancers, as it derives from excessive wear of the foot. If treated in time it is not serious, but Celentano explained that she neglected it: “It was a big mistake: three years ago I got to the point that, if I did not fill myself with painkillers, I could no longer walk“. The teacher said she had two surgeries on both of her feet.
During the interview, Alessandra explained that fortunately she no longer suffers as in the past, but some limitations will accompany her forever: “I can no longer run or do intense physical activity.“And you, did you know this background of the past of the Celentano teacher?