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Ballet inspiration and strength

Ballet inspiration and strength

Ballet inspiration and strength Inspiration to start this post! New York City Ballet’s ad for this season is beautiful, inspiring and clever. I could watch it many, many times! An…

Ballet Resource Page

Ballet resource page

Ballet Resources Hi there! I will add  gradually to this Ballet Resource page as I find noteworthy content for your benefit and enjoyment. The Scottish Ballet published a series of…

Plan your goals!

Dance La Jour~ a new ballet Journal!

Dance La Jour aka Dance La Journee.. Dance La Journal Dance La Journey We all know that dance is a journey and if you are up for the adventure, there…

Tutus and tulle skirts

How classical ballet tutus became tulle skirts.

How classical ballet tutus became tulle skirts! My inspiration was the “Degas” style tutus with the ribbon on the waist. We don’t really wear that style much on stage unless…

How to set your goals as a ballet dancer!

Goals how to improve your ballet technique and focus…without going to class!

How to improve your ballet technique and focus…                                without going to class! No, I am…

Ballet Conditioning T stretch

Ballet Conditioning for the feet with a ball

Ballet Conditioning for the feet Series #3 Ballet conditioning for the feet by adding a ball will further challenge and build the  strength needed for classical ballet.  Working against the…

Let's Get Nerdy

Dorm room art on the CHEAP $5

A dorm room isn’t an inherently pretty thing. How can you save money and still have an awesome dorm room? Create your own style on your tiny budget?    …

Girls in ballet class

How girls’ tutus became women’s tulle skirts

  It began with a couple of girls’ tutus… Click on the video below (it is short and fun, I promise!) It all began here….. TutusChic        …

Ballet Conditioning

Ballet Conditioning for Feet. My Easy to Get, Easy to Do. Series #2

 Easy to Do Ballet Conditioning Exercises for Feet Ballet Conditioning for Feet Series #2 Foot stretch and strength Here is my favorite  ballet conditioning exercise for the feet. It is…

Frida Kahlo Mexico Culture and Pride Kickstarter Campaign

Frida Kahlo “C” for Colorful. A to Z Guide to a Carefree Lifestyle

C for colorful. The A to Z Guide to a Carefree Lifestyle  La Casa Azul Frida Kahlo, daughter of Maria Calderon and Guillermo Kahlo, was born into the Blue House…