You don’t think ballet is hard? Then this blog is not for you. Only mortals allowed here, y’know.
If you do think ballet is hard, congratulations: you are a human being who has tried ballet. Allow me to elaborate with a bad drawing of me trying to balance in passé relevé:
In my experience, it doesn’t matter if you’re a poorly coordinated adult beginner or a marvelously talented professional dancer who’s been dancing all their lives. If ballet isn’t challenging, you’re probably not doing it right.