The Big Ballet is a troupe of dancers from Russia who weigh a minimum of 220 pounds each. Let’s not pretend you need to be a certain weight to be able to perform fouetté en tournant. This makes me feel better about my weight. Not great, but better.
One time when we were smaller my teacher would pick us up and show us how to actually do the jump. At first it bothered me but I'm so used to her fixing my feet or my arms
I LOVE MISTY COPELAND! Love these from the inspirational Misty Copeland, who just became the first black Principal at American Ballet Theate
Little Dance Things When your teacher plays the music and it's way faster then with counts.
I actually had to ask my hairdresser one time to make it long enough for a bun. I was so scared the whole time she was cutting it that it was going to be too short, but it ended up being the perfect length for a bun!
Now hold your pasé. Now hold your splits. Now hold your penche up. Now hold your planks for 8 counts
When everyone's knees simultaneously crack during the first plié of class.
New First Dance Song Ideas
Dance problems -- I hate having to figure out the left side so fast! When we have to go across the room then we reach the left side.
The actresses on Bunheads tell all about professional dancing and life on screen Mimi Staker