Favorite Search Engine Phrase of the day:

“Can some people not do pirouettes”
I understand that this is a legitimate question, and have sometimes wondered it myself, but am having a really hilarious time reading this question with a Tone, directed at Some Specific Person who needs to stop it already with the pirouettes,
as in “Can You Not? Can You Just Not?!”

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Had my first ballet class Ever at the advanced age of thirty-two. Yikes.
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16 Responses to Favorite Search Engine Phrase of the day:

  1. wedoballet says:

    HA! I’m compelled to search “Can some men NOT modify the end of the grand allegro to include an impressive men-only jump?” with that Tone.

  2. kit says:

    Or maybe it’s “SHOULD some people not do pirouettes” LOL
    Probably me…

  3. asher says:

    This seriously made me LOL :D It’s going to be hard not to snicker at this very thought the next time the inevitable Girl Who Is Really Awesome At Turns peels out a triple or what have you in class…

  4. jenerators says:

    I discovered last night at class that I could do an average to good single pirouette on a totally flat foot. I wonder when I’m going to be told to just give up.

      • Old Faun says:

        Yes, Never give up!!!!

        As a tip, pirouettes are best practiced in the kitchen – at least, I do that, and another man I read on a ballet blog thinks that this is the best place, too.l
        Balance is practiced while phoning or waiting for the coffee machine at the office – sometimes there is then some crashing on the line, but friends will get used to that. At this state they attest a mild case of insanity anyhow…

  5. Carla Escoda says:

    Notice how show-offs only do pirouettes to one side – their good side? If they were really trying to work on technique, they’d do the bad side over and over again… but NO-O-O-O :)

  6. Aurélie says:

    Haha I sometimes wonder too ^^ One year since I’ve started ballet and I still can’t do a single one -.-‘ at the point that my (oh-so-lovely-and-patient) teacher now considers it as her challenge too, she is searching for some stuff to help me doing pirouettes in barre/milieu exercises; she says she will never give up, which is nice because else I will ;)
    By the way please never stop blogging :). Like never. I’m not kidding. Never.

  7. Rein & Raven says:

    Lol, that’s how I feel when I see people do super awesome, elegant pirouettes en dehors. People look at me like I’m crazy when I say en dedans is great but en dehors is impossible for me, but it’s true. Apparently most people have the opposite problem?

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