Notes on Pirouettes a Ballet Education

Notes on Pirouettes by A Ballet Education by balleteducation

Foundation!!! Any great dancer knows, technique matters!!!! *Basic Ballet Positions*

From the book "Martine, petit rat de l'opéra" by Marcel Marlier & Gilbert Delahaye; or, as I knew it, "Anita no ballet". I remember propping this up on a music stand and doing the positions in my bedroom.

misty copeland was told she had the wrong body for ballet

American ballerina Misty Copeland, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's history.

Kate Jablonski is one crazy good choreographer! Not a huge fan of the black…

Kate Jablonski is one crazy good choreographer! Not a huge fan of the black bikini costume, I think it would look better performed with less people and more original clothing, perhaps vintage pin up

plie: This move features the bending of the knees so one's body is pushed toward…

plie- a bending of the knees outward with the back held straight (demi plie- half bend of the knees; grand plie- full bending of the knees) *heels stay on the floor during grand plie in position*


Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.This is so true!

Nayara Lopes and Sterling Baca - NYC Dance Project - photo by Deborah Ory and Ken Brower

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