Helen Lloyd
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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.

Thanks To Dance

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

Misty Copeland Quote

I LOVE MISTY COPELAND! Love these from the inspirational Misty Copeland, who just became the first black Principal at American Ballet Theate

oh man I always hated that

Little Dance Things When your teacher plays the music and it's way faster then with counts.

So so so so true

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!

When were learning new stuff in guard or our form needs checked

Now hold your pasé. Now hold your splits. Now hold your penche up. Now hold your planks for 8 counts

So true!

When everyone's knees simultaneously crack during the first plié of class.

I'm sorry...can we all take a moment and realize JUST how ANNOYING that is?!?!?.............. ............................................... ............Thank you.

New First Dance Song Ideas

my teacher is notorious for saying this and all the dancers are like uuuuugggggh!

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

The actresses on Bunheads tell all about professional dancing and life on screen Mimi Staker