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About adultbeginner

Had my first ballet class Ever at the advanced age of thirty-two. Yikes.

Give-Away is here! The Modern Classic Top + Tunic by gwenyth for Two Lucky Winners

I’m extra delighted to present to you: The chance for two, Two, TWO WINNERS to receive a Modern Classic Top + Tunic from gwenyth, in ballet pink! There is such a hilarious range of possibility of color when we say … Continue reading

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Speaking of pink things,

Why do I have so much hem lace? Need to come up with a project involving hems. Maybe some kind of street-art project, something like yarn-bombing but more intrusive. All of this hem lace was pink before I turned the … Continue reading

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We are a-mused.

A give-away will be coming soon to a blogpost near you. Stay tuned for exciting updates, involving details such as what mysterious prize is yours for the winning, and how one might go about winning this mysterious mystery. So mysterious. … Continue reading

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On focus and the wiggle-bottoms

When I started ballet, You know, way back four years ago, I thought A Lot about whether I could have been a dancer if I’d gotten in as a kid. You know, Was I Robbed, Was The World Robbed Of … Continue reading

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The Adult Beginner review of Beginner Ballet at Debbie Reynolds Studio

Review by: Adult Beginner Class is called: Beginner Ballet Where: Debbie Reynolds Studio, North Hollywood Website: How It Is: I’m in love with this place. Completely. To paraphrase the website, it was established in 1979 by Debbie Reynolds with … Continue reading

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What one additional special thing should there be in The Stitch Kit?

Friend came to visit this summer, and brought me this sweet gift: the Stitch Kit made by Bunheads Dance Accessories. I wasn’t taking pointe at that moment but she knew I’d totally enjoy this as a small thing filled with … Continue reading

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More thoughts on quitting pointe

It’s fun to say I quit my pointe class, because it sounds all dramatic like I stopped mid-chainé and yelled EFF THIS and tore my tutu off and slammed it down on the studio owner’s desk and stomped out all … Continue reading

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