Valentino Zucchetti and Yuhui Choe in rehearsal for Scènes de ballet, The Royal Ballet © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2014

Valentino Zucchetti and Yuhui Choe in rehearsal for the Royal Ballet's Scènes de ballet / Photo © ROH/Tristram Kenton, 2014

There's nothing more painful than new toe shoes...I actually hit mine with a hammer (wrap in towel first so no stains).  Great tip from my ballet teacher when I was a child, I still do it! Maybe this is why stiletto high heels don't bother so much: in comparison to ballet shoes, they r no big deal_Mari Marxuach Parrilla

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Back stretches, to get my scorpion ;P

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Streches to Improve back flexibility.looking for deeper belly dance moves? Try these back stretching yoga poses!