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This Man Is Breaking Expectations Of What A Dancer Is Supposed To Look Like

"Attempting to change the mind and shape of dancers."

Erik Cavanaugh is breaking boundaries by proving dancers can come in all shapes and sizes and still be graceful. After The New York Post posted a compilation video of Cavanaugh on their Facebook, the 23-year-old became a viral sensation.

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Cavanaugh, from Pittsburgh, PA, started seriously getting into dance when he was a junior in high school.

“I started dancing because of the choreographer Mia Michaels from So You Think You Can Dance... her choreography is so beautiful and inspiring,” Cavanaugh told BuzzFeed.

"I started creating videos because I wanted to try and inspire at least one person out there. Anyone can dance and your limitations are only set by yourself. I hope people see my videos and see that people’s perceptions cannot outweigh passion,” Cavanaugh said.

Since posting his videos, Cavanaugh has won the hearts of many.

Keep slayin', Erik.