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Improving Your Penché

Here are my tips and tricks for increasing your flexibility and balance in a penché. I talk about using the inner thigh and hamstring as well as a hip placement secret. 28 more words

Ballet

Bandha - Controlling Energetics in Yoga

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The correct application of Bandhas is an important part of Ashtanga yoga practice. All students need to be able to identify and apply… 1,291 more words

Ashtanga

Improving & Maintaining Correct Posture

This video is all about finding and maintaining correct posture- both for dancers and non-dancers! I take you through the basics of how to find the “lift” through the stomach and core, how to open your chest and shoulders, and how to engage your back muscles. 16 more words

Ballet

POURQUOI TRICOTER LE CORPS EN UN SEUL MORCEAU ?

Bonjour,

Il est vrai que je ne me suis jamais exprimée sur le sujet. Pourquoi faire le corps d’un pull ou d’un gilet en un seul morceau et non en 2 (dos et devant) ou en 3 (dos et 2 devants) ? 249 more words

Tricot

Keeping Bacon Lovers & The Cook Happy ☆ Oven-Roasted Bacon

With Bacon Boy and the Bacon Princess among the offspring, bacon is an absolute requirement at family breakfast gatherings around here. For our last family brunch I made two and a half pounds of it. 608 more words

Food

World Building

Junot Diaz teaches an amazing writing class at MIT (or so I have heard and read online)) called World Building. Here is the description of his class from the syllabus: 599 more words

Photography

Improving Your Balance

If you are struggling with finding your balance in ballet class, I hope this video can help! Balancing can be tricky and it is all about stabilizing and using your core muscles. 18 more words

Ballet