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Fifth position class

Harvey Edwards Leg Warmers Art Print Poster: This, too, hangs in my loft. (I always loved dance.

Baryshnikov’s shoes Athletes need minerals for muscle recover and injury recovery. Normal people do too. :-) www.ionicm.com

"Hard work pays off - hard work beats talent any day, but if you're talented and work hard, it's hard to be beat." Robert Griffin III (These are a pair of Baryshnikov's ballet slippers)

Very famous photograph when I was a young dancer.

I remember this poster hanging up in my first dance studio. It's always stirred my dancer heart.

"Le vent" directed by Simon Iannelli and Johannes Berger. Beautiful video of dancers in slow motion

Stunning ballet jumps performed in super slow-motion

Le Vent (ballet super slow motion) Marina Kanno and Giacomo Bevilaqua from Staatsballett Berlin perform several jumps captured in slow motion at 1000 frames per second.

n 1948, The Red Shoes, the magnificent film adaptation of Andersen’s story, debuted. Now set in the competitive world of classical ballet, this version downplayed the economic implications of the original fairy tale; instead, the story was infused with a healthy dose of gender politics, at a time when the war (and the related rise in female employment) had complicated the country's understanding of the traditional roles for men and women

The Red Shoes - Moira Shearer. Moira Shearer a great Scottish beauty and ballet dancer became famous with the 1948 film 'The Red Shoes'


Ballet stretching exercises by Maximino A. Franco on gorgeous ballerinas, ballerinas in fine art and glamour photography

A sad sad photograpgh that I would have love to have taken. art blog - Henry Leutwyler - Empty Kingdom

“If I had to title the picture, I would call it Reality and Dreams. The foot en pointe is what every little girl dreams of. The other is the hard, hard work, and the reality.” -Henry Leutwyler, New York City Ballet

gelsey kirkland and mikhail baryshnikov

Gelsey and Bary. (aka Gelsey Kirkland and Mikhail Baryshnikov, rehearsing "Hamlet Connotations," Photo by Martha Swope.my favorite dancer of all time!


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flower tutu- my best friend did a gorgeous dance in a costume like this. Too cute