Monthly Archives: July 2010

Big Foot

So, I had my week of daily ballet classes in NYC, which gave me tendonitis. I mean, to be fair it was the walking all the hell over the city Plus the ballet classes that gave me tendonitis, but whatev’s. … Continue reading

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Pas de bourre saves the day. Hooray!

So, in Smirnoff’s class, pas de bourre is always part of the barre routine. Pas de bourre is one of those steps that is kind enough to have the same amount of syllables as steps, so you can kind of … Continue reading

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My favorite teacher was the meanest one

I only had two classes with Highball at the Broadway Dance Center, but he was hilariously mean and therefore pretty much had me at hello. Except of course it wasn’t hello, it was more like a disgusted grunt. Here are … Continue reading

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A matter of respect

Ballet class etiquette is a mystery. As an adult beginner, I look to the other girls who know the deal for guidance, and I am corrected by teachers when I commit faux pas, and I watch the corrections others receive. … Continue reading

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Summer summer summer tiiiiiiime!

Smirnoff says that in the summertime your body is ready to work, but your brain goes lazy.

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Mascara, it’s good for what ails ya.

Horizontal on the couch with a bag of ice on my foot. Again. Actually wore mascara to work today in an attempt to distract focus from the giant ace bandage. Mascara. What is this world coming too? Catching up on … Continue reading

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How ya like me Now?!

One of my co-workers says to me, “How’d’ja hurt your foot? Over-work and over forty?” Um- Jå-scuse me?! Over forty???? Hows-a-bout my over-worked foot in your over-fed ass!!! Yeah! How bout That?!

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