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midweek distractions

Hello friends!  I’m headed to Maine with (lots of) friends for the long weekend.  In case you need some distraction from the last few hours of this week’s work… 152 more words

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My Competition Opinions

Hi everybody!  Today’s blog post is all about ballet and dance competitions.  (There is a difference between the two).  I hope you find it useful in making a decision, and let’s get right into it! 1,515 more words

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Improving Fouettés

Hi everybody!  Today’s blog post and video are all about improving your fouetté turns. They are the signature ballet turns.  They are famous for their appearance in the third act coda of Swan Lake as well as the Don Quixote coda, 32 being the magic number.   1,213 more words

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Ankle Stabilization Workout

Hi everybody!  Today’s workout is for ankle stabilization.  These exercises can help improve your adagio, pointework, and arch flexibility and strength.  You will need various materials for this workout, so please see the corresponding list before beginning the workout. 235 more words

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Improving Beats

Hi everybody!  Today’s blog post and video is all about improving your batteriere or beats.  I’m excited to be telling you about this because it is one of my strengths and I have some great advice to offer to you.   652 more words

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Ballet Leg Types

Hi everyone!  In today’s blog post we will discuss the different types of legs and the strengths and weaknesses of all of them.  Enjoy, and I’ll see you on Friday with another post. 859 more words

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Carlos Acosta Classical Farewell: The Lowry

Carlos Acosta retires from the stage with his Classical Farewell tour, a showcase of varied ballet works co-produced by Sadler’s Wells and backgrounded by live music from Manchester Camerata. 535 more words

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