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perform and protect

Every year around the first week of November, my calendar fills up with acupuncture appointments and ice baths. My heating pad fires up multiple times a day, I sit down whenever possible, and when standing is a necessity, I consciously shift weight back and forth between my two legs to avoid (or let’s be honest, delay) the eminent burn out of my left calf muscle. 364 more words

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october thoughts

Two old souls finding softness in a militaristic movement. Ions attracting and repelling, sharing energy and exploding into convulsive, wiggling bits. A journey from one corner to another, whirling up and grounding down on the way. 307 more words

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cozy home stuff, woodsy walks, and foods shot from above

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life on mars

It’s starting to feel like fall around here! We are into Week 2 at the ballet, and I even when apple-picking with M’s family over the weekend… 133 more words

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A (Rubbish) Dancer's Diary - Part 5

Despite the prophecies of doom, oh, that’s Giselle’s mother!, the performance seemed to have gone quite well.  Though, I have already over-analysed the photographs and video footage but in some ways, that is not bad as I know what I need to work on for the next performance and oh, I seem to have signed myself up for two more, I do not know how Chee-Shong manages to do that.  947 more words

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here comes the bride

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Lace on the ceiling, lace on the floor. My, oh my, I hear wedding bells for sure. 70 more words

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tchaikovsky dreams

The other night I dreamt I was rehearsing Tchai Pas.

It was very clear: In the Grand Studio on Hope Street, the romantic music of the Adagio softly sang and I skittered across the room on my toes, fingers seeming to sprout from the hand of my attentive partner. 285 more words

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