VIDEO: Dancing towards the end of one career

VIDEO: Dancing towards the end of one career and retirement

New Yorker Christie Partelow talks about saving, health and retirement as she nears the end of her professional dance career.

Christie is a member of the renowned Dutch modern dance company Nederlands Dans Theater. She spoke to the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement (ACLR) to coincide with the launch of the center's report, The unique retirement challenges of workers in physically demanding jobs.

Listen as Christie discusses challenges and potential opportunities she faces as she prepares to retire, aged 31, as a full-time professional dancer at the end of the 2019 season.

She deals with the key issues that all workers in physically demanding employment need to consider: financial savings, being able to adequately finance their retirement and maintaining good health as they age.