Tag Archives: ballet

And the OFF BALANCE winner is….

Two Winners! Surprise!!!!! I received a note from Terez Mertes Rose (author and generous provider of a signed copy of her new novel Off Balance) that read, and I quote,  Pick two winners, okay? Tell them I adore their enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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Hey Cool Girl, what’s in your dance bag?

   Old worn out pink canvas slippers. They might’ve been Bloch at one time but you can’t see logo anymore.  That’s it. There’s not even a dance bag involved, she just, like, tucks those mofos into the waistband of her … Continue reading

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A Give-Away: for Your Eyes Only…

*{give-away now closed, winner will be announced Monday, big thank yous to everyone who entered!}* …because it’s a Book, haha! See, ’cause it’s for your eyes? To, uh, you know, read? Anyway, here it is!     Off Balance by Terez … Continue reading

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Hey Mama, what’s in your dance bag?

Type: mother description: The good news is she made it to class. The bad news is she brought the wrong bag. It’s a net win.   The Plié Chassé Jeté All Day canvas tote from The Australian Ballet Shop. It’s not currently … Continue reading

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Shave hair don’t care

   Saw this girl in ballet class the other day.  Pink tights, pink slippers, black leotard, black chiffon skirt, high ballerina bun. Totally classic ballet student look, except that half her head was shaved and then there’s the neck tattoo.  … Continue reading

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File under: Get down from there model, you are not a ballerina. 

   Alternately file under: One of these girls is about to snap an ankle, and it’s not the one in the platform heels.  god I just can’t look at it. Just, come on girlfriend, turn out that leg and aim … Continue reading

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Misty and Harry, Wizards.

Dude, Gentle Reader, have you read Misty Copeland’s book? A Life In Motion: an unlikely ballerina? I was in a hold-list about five people deep for the book at my library, and when it was finally my turn I tore … Continue reading

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