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Missed Connections

I had fallen and was upset, you were incredibly strong and picked me up. You gave me some cold water and made sure I was ok. 275 more words

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Happy Ballet Class to Me

I celebrated my birthday by going to ballet class. Ok, I actually celebrated by drinking in the park with friends the following day. I used used the excuse that none of us work on Saturday, but really I just didn’t want to miss ballet. 207 more words

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weekend reads

This week I’ve been pushing a bit harder, giving myself a class every morning and attempting to rehabilitate my body.  In short, everything hurts.  Shelby’s… 106 more words

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Motivation for Dancers

Today is a super-special collab blog post with Alessia De Vita (check out her blog)!  She will be talking to you today about motivation for ballet dancers and how to get inspired and ready to do your best. 766 more words

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diary of an injured dancer

Advice to any dancers who have been nursing an injury for the past 3 months: make your first class back one filled with 12-year-olds.

No matter how much time you’ve spent away from the studio, that first time facing the mirrors after an injury is going to be rough.   124 more words

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Turning Q & A...Problems Solved!

I have been getting loads of extremely specific requests regarding pirouette and turning technique – so I thought I would do a short-answer blog post and check them all off in one sha-bang! 689 more words

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Calf Workout

Hi everybody!  Today is a calf workout to help stabilize your relevés and demi pointe, in addition to improving your pointework.  It will be a mixture of sitting, thera band exercises and standing exercises.   154 more words

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