Tag Archives: stamina

A hard pointe

Gentle Reader, do you remember how I was saying that pointe is so much easier this time around? Well never mind about that. All that earlier pointe-y confidence is totally gone, and I feel sad and exhausted and the class … Continue reading

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You’re never fully dressed without a sous-sou and a smile.

Had one of those classes last week, Where, by the end, moving across the floor, my one goal was just to go the right direction. That’s it. It was some kind of thing involving chassés zigzagging to the back, and … Continue reading

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