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Classical Sunday: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

This recording of Tchaikovsky’s well-known piece has been a favorite of our girls for many years now.  Note the two main dancers in particular, Yulia Makhalina in the role of Odette/Odile and Igor Zelensky as Prince Siegfried.  21 more words

Music

The grace of music

This week I was beguiled by the beauty that runs through the heart of music and the world that I’m luckily enough to inhabit! Arionce, you rock my world! Arionce Website

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London

5 Important Life Lessons I Learned From Dance

Like many young girls, I was dropped off at a studio with ballet slippers and a tutu week after week, either for me to pick up a hobby or give my parents a break from my hyperactive self. 503 more words

Inspirational

Hiplet Is Here To Stay

CHICAGO (CBS) — At first glance, you might think it’s ballet, but this is Hiplet. Pronounced hip-lay, like ballet.

It started in Chicago but now it’s recognized around the world. 264 more words

News

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Gala With Mega-Bloggers at Lincoln Center

Arielle Charnas stands in the Lincoln Center Promenade cradling a bulbous pregnant belly over which she has draped a waterfall of bubblegum-pink, floor-length silk. The dress, wisely, is by  889 more words

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Straightening Vs. Locking - The Anatomical Restructuring of Ballet

I came across this body riddle as I was in my yoga teacher training. Our instructor was talking about the grave dangers of hyper extension and about how a slight bend of the knees can release the butt and therefore the lower back. 451 more words

Ballet