An anthill. (As Y. commented today after a combination we mixed up a lot as well as did out of sync with the music and with each other.) No squiggly, wriggly, crawly mass of bodies. Noted. That said, an anthill is actually quite an ordered place where everyone knows what they are supposed to be … Continue reading Things Your Dancing Should Not Look Like, Part 1
And finally, here's the third day of the «Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge»! See part one for the challenge rules which I broke and part two for another three of my favourite quotes. Even though I'm not what you would call a quote person, this was a fun thing to do. Please nominate yourselves if … Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes – Day Three
Hello and welcome to day two of the «Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge». See part one here for the challenge rules as well as my paltry excuses for not actually doing it properly. Or just enjoy today's serving of quotes that have very little to do with dancing or motivation, but that I love nevertheless. … Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes – Day Two
I have been nominated for the «Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge» by the beautiful Harriet from A Ballet of Life. I have never been nominated for anything before, so of course I'll do it! That said, I wouldn't be me if I did it properly... Here are the rules of the challenge: Thank the blogger who … Continue reading Three Days, Three Quotes – Day One
I have made my glorious return to jazz yesterday. I didn't push my hamstring too far and it return, it behaved itself. My flat back looked less than impressive, I skipped the pancake stretch entirely and didn't go full knee-yourself-in-the-face on the grands battements but that's the extent of it. My biggest problem had nothing … Continue reading Just Looking?
I've been quite the diva this past week because OMG! I can't even go to dance class! This injury is the worst! I will lose everything I've worked so hard to achieve! I suffer so greatly from the lack of dancing in my life! Today marks the eighth day without dance class. I expect to … Continue reading The Benefits of Dance
It's not that I thought stretching class was going to be a piece of cake, exactly. But whoa. Like, seriously, whoa! Let me put it this way: stretching class is a lot like therapeutic massage or physiotherapy. You go there to suffer miserably through most of it, but you leave it feeling ever so much … Continue reading Pain And Suffering