Monthly Archives: May 2013

Crazylegs

Haha! Look! My leg is totally folded into a zig-zag! Haha! Ha ha! These are the Capezio Hold&Stretch tights. Have worn them twice now. My findings are: In the mirror across the ballet studio, my legs look like they go … Continue reading

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No sleeps is no good

Got some new tights. Capezio Hold&Stretch transition tights in ballet pink, or BPK as they code it. Got them because my old Capezio tights have finally and truly kicked the bucket: they have developed thin spots through the thigh which … Continue reading

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Port de bras #3 a lá poulet

Port de bras number three!!!! I think of this one as “pick up invisible beach ball and fling it over head”.

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Port de bras #2 a lá poulet

Port de bras #2 makes me think of semaphore. I wonder what we are signaling?

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Port de bras #1 a lá poulet

Sometimes if I draw a picture I remember it better.

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He’s not actually a very helpful study partner

Brushing up on the five port de bras exercises, with a little help from my big helper. Number five is my favorite, makes me think of dodging bullets in slomo a la The Matrix.

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Centered.

Something crazy happened in class the other day: I caught myself actually looking forward to center. Whah?! Only took three frikin years.

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