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“Cathy Marie Buchanan was herself a dancer (as shown in the photo here), and the verisimilitude of her descriptions of a dancer's life are clearly drawn from her experience. But Buchanan does more than just write about what she knows; that same verisimilitude wends through the whole book: the grinding poverty in which the sisters live, the interaction between them, the daily life of a Parisian all come to life in her capable hands.” - The Huffington Post on THE PAINTED GIRLS

“Cathy Marie Buchanan was herself a dancer (as shown in the photo here), and the verisimilitude of her descriptions of a dancer's life are clearly drawn from her experience. But Buchanan does more than just write about what she knows; that same verisimilitude wends through the whole book: the grinding poverty in which the sisters live, the interaction between them, the daily life of a Parisian all come to life in her capable hands.” - The Huffington Post on THE PAINTED GIRLS

Gillian Murphy, a principal dancer for American Ballet Theater, shares a diary entry from her busy rehearsal day.

American Ballet Theatre

Gillian Murphy, a principal dancer for American Ballet Theater, shares a diary entry from her busy rehearsal day.

The Story of My little dancer's life!! But she would have it no other way!!!

The Story of My little dancer's life!! But she would have it no other way!!!

When you failed as a group it actually felt like everything was going to be OK. | 30 Things Every Dance Kid Will Remember Like It Was Yesterday

30 Things Every Dancer Will Remember Like It Was Yesterday

When you failed as a group it actually felt like everything was going to be OK. | 30 Things Every Dance Kid Will Remember Like It Was Yesterday

Just as a writer learns the spontaneous freedom of expression only after years of often grueling study, and just as the simple grace of a dancer is achieved only with enormous, patient effort, so when you begin to understand where meditation will lead you, you will approach it as the greatest endeavor of your life, one that demands of you the deepest perseverance, enthusiasm, intelligence, and discipline.   Source Rigpa.org

Just as a writer learns the spontaneous freedom of expression only after years of often grueling study, and just as the simple grace of a dancer is achieved only with enormous, patient effort, so when you begin to understand where meditation will lead you, you will approach it as the greatest endeavor of your life, one that demands of you the deepest perseverance, enthusiasm, intelligence, and discipline. Source Rigpa.org

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