Notes on Demi Plié

Ballet is hard. Really hard. No matter how ballet has progressed, the fundamentals of ballet have always stayed the same: turnout, pointed feet, and becoming something unattainable and unimaginable. Yes, … Continue reading Notes on Demi Plié

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Notes on Jetés… petit jetés… and awful petit allegro

There is nothing in the world… and I mean nothing… better than a really good, really clean, really technical petit allegro. Yup, it can turn any bad day into a … Continue reading Notes on Jetés… petit jetés… and awful petit allegro

Notes on Tendu… well tendu devant

If you thought standing in first position was hard…. try moving in ballet. Moving in ballet looks easy, due to all of the painstaking and financially draining years dancers train … Continue reading Notes on Tendu… well tendu devant