January 14, 2019
So, you think ballet is difficult, correct? You aren't wrong, it isn't easy, unfortunately!
However, it does not mean we should make it more difficult than it, am I right?
A first shock we experience at ballet lesson is the name of the positions and the basic posture.
October 24, 2017
Would you be surprise if I tell that, you do not need to practice all the movements and steps to become good dancer or become good in what you do?
"The Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few, or the principle of factor sparsity) states...
October 23, 2017
"If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperilled in a hundred battles... if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperilled in every single battle."- Sun Tzu
When I was at comprehensive school, we had to read this quote out...
October 24, 2016
So, I felt something was wrong. I could not explain but I felt like was I slowly dying from the inside.
One of the great facts of being a ballet dancer was that I could do ballet EVERYDAY! Yet, soon I realised a fact it became a job: I had to dance even if I was not fe...
October 19, 2016
Being a professional performer was a brilliant experience, which money can't buy! My life seemed to be perfect as I gained what I been working and wishing for.
It started off when I wished to become "more", it is so hard to explain as there are so many feelings and emot...
October 12, 2016
Fouette is a type of turn in ballet, so I should have write the title as "You can DO fouette turn", but it did not sound cool.
Any way, I have recently seen few videos analysing about turning and fouttes turns, which were really useful to understand how dancers manage t...
October 4, 2016
As myself a practitioner and teacher, warm up has always been an interesting subject to me.
As a teacher, I believe I need to make sure that everyone is warm and ready to dance before my lesson. However, it is up to teachers. I know some ballet teachers spend first five...
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