What Stigma? Oh dancers aren't intelligent? Scientists and academics can't have lives outside of work? Hmm, must have missed that memo when I was busy doing exactly what I wanted with my life, reaching my goals, and staying true to myself. Crazy how that happens.
No one is immune to the pressures and constraints of social expectations and stigmas. Be bigger than those stigmas. Defy those social expectations. Step out of that box. Be you, Sis.