The choice of the right pointe shoes is rarely an easy case. The size, the shape, and the texture are vital for a perfect fit and in order to show up the dancers' feet. Nowadays, there are too many products to choose from, which makes the decision even harder. Here are some tips that may… Continue reading How to choose the perfect pointe shoes?
Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of our era, was born in Paris, on February 25, 1965. As her mother was a gymnastics teacher she was trained in gymnastics from a young age until she decided to follow ballet at the age of 11. At the age of 16 she joined the corps de… Continue reading Sylvie Guillem
Ballet is a performance dance that originated in Italy the 15th century and then was developed into a concert dance in France. This is the reason why ballet terminology is in French. The term Ballet comes from the Italian word Ballare which means dance. Ballet slowly evolved into a demanding dance type with highly demanding… Continue reading Ballet History
Hard work that is never seen, pain that is just being ignored, the exhaustion that the audience must never receive, strength covered up by grace and all these carefully hidden behind a smile. Satisfaction because you keep getting better, joy derived from doing what you love and recognition for all that pain, exhaustion and hard… Continue reading The beauty of ballet
Photo by Jess Watters on Unsplash Every little girl has one dream when she first starts ballet classes. To dance on pointe, just like those great ballerinas she admires so much. So, teachers often have to answer questions like: -When are we going on pointe? -Why will it take so long? Etc. That makes sense since everyone gets… Continue reading When is the right time for a child to go on pointe?