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Try Bourréeing In My Blochs

Pilates class last week: Everyone’s feet were barefoot or sock clad, but as I took a close look at mine during the roll up series, I instantly worried someone nearby might be offended. 802 more words

Ballet

DIY: How To (Properly) Sew Ribbons On Pointe Shoes

So I know a lot of you either don’t like dance or don’t need to see this post, but I really wanted to do it anyway, because I won’t be able to do it until I get new pointe shoes! 361 more words

May

The Benefits of Ballet

I am neither a fitness expert, a ballet teacher, nor a professional dancer. I’m simply a normal girl who takes five hours of dance a week (currently) and has personally seen the results ballet has given me both in body plus mind. 1,415 more words

New Poem!

Hey everybody! I hope everyone’s Mothers Day went well. I have another poem to post. I hope you like it! :)

Set:

The fish are sleeping. 95 more words

Art

New Pointe Shoes!

Sewed up some new pointe shoes! :) I do a few special things. I cross the elastics, and I don’t loop them under my arches. They are only on the inside layer of the sides, as far as sewing goes, so you can’t see the stitches from the outside. 100 more words

Art

Prepointe Shoes/Adult Training Wheels

I bought training wheels!

So here’s my current progress on fixing up some prepointe (pre pointe? pre-pointe?) shoes. I have managed to get the ribbons and elastic on… and I beat the fucking shit out of them by stepping all over them (I assume that’s part of the process). 196 more words

Ballet

Old Photos of Sleeping Beauty

I was looking through some old photos and found a couple I haven’t posted here yet, taken of me performing Aurora from Sleeping Beauty at Bolshoi Academy. 8 more words