Tag Archives: pointe class

Comparing apples to The Best Oranges Ever.

And now I’m discouraged about pointe all over again. This class, Gentle Reader. It’s just way too much in the center. I think. What do you think? I think I’m not ready to be out there, and looking around with … Continue reading

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O pointy birds, o pointy pointy

Ok I’ve had two pointe classes now, so I hereby officially say that pointe is easier this time around than it was in 2011. Wait, easier sounds wrong. Less unnatural? More…right? Huh. I’m gonna go with easier. Easier as in … Continue reading

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Ballerina class is different

Ok, so pointe class. It’s not a once-you-go-pointe-you-never-go-back type situation, which I used to kind of vaguely think it would be? When people refer to Going En Pointe it sounds kinda permanent, right? Maybe for little kids who are going … Continue reading

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Pointe taken

You guys, I never thought I’d get to take pointe. Ever. You know- too late to the game, why would anyone bother teaching such a difficult and unnecessary thing to someone so much older, taller, heavier, less flexible and less … Continue reading

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Picture of my bare feet after my first pointe class

Hahahahahaaaaa!

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