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I Love Ballet

Ballet is a passion, a release, a feeling, an experience. 636 People

    I've been doing dance

    and ballet since I've been little and I love ballet.i love pointe shoes.One of my favorite songs is "hall of fame " because I can relate to it.do a lot a tricks is hard and sometimes you fall but you need to get up and practice and fight for the place you want.ūüĎĮ
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My Ballet Teacher Confuses Me?!?

    when your ballet teacher says "everyones getting on pointe this thursday" to the whole class , do they want you to already have pointe shoes for that day, or do they mean their going to examine your feet for pointe? I haven't been examined for pointe yet, but my teacher has the...
    Schileur Schileur 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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    I Love All Forms of Art, An...

    I love all forms of art, and preformance art is amazing.  The dedication and skill that it takes to preform a ballet is commendable.  I love to watch people dance, it's so expressive and I think ballet is one of the most expressive.
    institches1981 institches1981 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2008

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    Once I'm Settled In...

    I 'd like to begin ballet classes. I've already began working on strengthening my feet, ankles, and toes. My toe point is pretty good, all things considered. It's something I've always wanted to do and it will help me with my balance, grace, and meeting new people.
    MrsSugarButt MrsSugarButt 22-25, F May 29, 2013

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    I always loved watching ballets

    as a child I would try the moves in my room and pretend I was the prima ballerina lhol. my dad told me though I was not skinny enough to be one which shattered my dreams completely... but my niece is a dancer and I always called her my little...
    imladyofpraise imladyofpraise 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    I've Only Been In Ballet For 6 Months

    But, I'm already starting to get good. My teacher says I have strong enough ankles that I can go on pointe whenever I feel ready. She also has helped me a lot with my technique which has made me much more confident. So, last week I was asked to teach a short ballet dance to two 5...
    silencedsilver silencedsilver 22-25, F Jul 19, 2010

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    My Baby Girl!

    My oldest danced competitively for 10 years. She was in several ballets and when she finally got her first pair of toe shoes... well her face just glowed even more. She had to fight for each spot in the various auditions and companies that she was a part of as she was always so...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2010

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    My Personal Ballet Story

    I started ballet when I was 4 and since then I have just loved it more and more. Now no-one sees me as someone they can bully because I do ballet but someone who has beaten the bullies and gotten on with the joy of ballet!
    willfi97 willfi97 13-15 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    My Ballet Story

    I started ballet when I was three and fell in love. From then I was addicted. I took ballet at the Joffrey ballet in NYC until I was 17 and was offered an apprenticeship at the Boston ballet. I had the privilege of working with them and got a few small parts in various ballets...
    GiselleandAndrew GiselleandAndrew 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2012

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    I'm So Bad At It. But It's Great!

    I took a ballet class after school in the first grade, and never revisited it -- despite watching many ballet performances -- until this year.  Class once a week. It's great, because I hardly exercise otherwise, but it's so hard!  It doesn't help that I'm both horribly...
    EPGrace EPGrace 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7, 2008

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    Dance

    I was in ballet, tap, jazz, character, Riverdance, Pointe, & jazz for 14 years. I miss it dearly. They have no class for adults where I live.
    chelsia1 chelsia1 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2008

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    I Love the Theater Especial...

    I love the theater especially dance, and ballet, it is so graceful and beautiful.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Jul 27, 2008

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    Ballet Is My Life

    I love ballet. Although I'm quite new at it (2 years now), it is my passion. I dance tap, jazz, lyrical, modern and musical theater too, but something about ballet attracts me. I dance more ballet than any other class. I wish everyone else could experience a passion like this.
    DancerGal3 DancerGal3 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I Love It!

    I love dancing, I love feeling beautiful when I dance. The only time I do feel beautiful is when Im dancing. Its an art not everybody can master, It is such a beautiful thing to do. It also helps me with my artistic side for gymnastics. Its not a girly sport at all, if anything...
    SaraC09 SaraC09 13-15, F Aug 13, 2012

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    Ballet Is Beautiful

    I've been taking dance for almost three years and ballet for a little over a year. While I'm not the most experienced dancer at my studio, I'm making strides and I'll be eligible for pointe soon. My studio is wonderful because they know just how far to push each individual...
    prettypaperlanterns prettypaperlanterns 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    My Story

    I did Ballet in 1st and 2nd grade, then quit because we couldn't afford it. Now I am 13 and retaking lessons. I absolutely adore this beautiful art form, and hope to go En Pointe in the next 3 years.
    NatalieRedwood NatalieRedwood 13-15, F Oct 5, 2013

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    Ballet Poem.

    This poem inspires me so much I read it before I go to class or before I go on stage :) Ballet As a symphony of legs float, but round a single piroette, on pointe she goes, raised in majesty and swept in pink silk, covering her delicate slender tones, in wonderous shades, as...
    Annabella210 Annabella210 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Why not? As I do my annual listen to Semyon

    Bychkov conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker in Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker;" I muse again about why ballet is not done nude. No other activity that I can think of, except the sports of gymnastics, diving, and figure skating, are so focused on the body as ballet. If if is...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    I love ballet. It's so beautiful.

    The music. The choreography. It frees my mind. It lets me relax. It is just perfect. I started ballet when I was about 5 and fell in love. In 5th grade I got sick, but still danced, but in 6th I was not allowed to a lot and only went one time a week, which broke my heart </3...
    sunnydayz234 sunnydayz234 13-15, F Mar 4

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    Living For Ballet

    I'm currently 15 years old, I've been dancing for 13 years. Ballet is my life, I'm in the studio 6/7 days of the week. I'm in love with ballet. <3
    madielane madielane 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2012

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    Lincoln Center (ballet poem)

    Lincoln Center   While the piano plays softly  Twirling in a pirouette   Her skirt floating softly   The sleek wooden floor tapping the gentle sound of her pointe shoes The wind upon her body   As she flies across the air   The beating of her heart   The blood flowing...
    1NewWorldToronto 1NewWorldToronto 46-50, M Sep 7, 2012

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    I Miss It

    I used to do ballet but now I don't have time for it. I miss it! I'm getting so out of shape. Ballet is a great exercise and I love how you feel like you've worked every muscle.
    shmoofins shmoofins 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2007

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    Beautiful Ballet

    I started ballet when I was 5, I enjoyed it so much. When I was 7 I decided to quit, I dont know why but I did. Even though I quit dance has always been close to my heart. When I started to get bullied ballet was the only thing that seized the pain, I felt so beautiful and free...
    Istherehope123 Istherehope123 13-15, F Jan 7, 2013

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    I dance since I was 3 years old!

    Thats my life I forget about all my problems when I'm dancing
    gabyanalisa gabyanalisa 13-15, F Dec 30, 2013

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    Scared

    I want to take ballet but im too scared to ask my parents.
    frog64 frog64 16-17 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    And I Will Hit You With A Mallet

    if give it a try, you don't let! Do not by shy, it is just Ballet and I will wonder why, if the art you don't get. Like Wonder Woman they spin doing Fouetté en tournant is a win! I wonder how they don't get dizzy, watching them puts me in a tizzy! Pas de deux is so full of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    Well I don't love it.

    I love the technique it has given me for contemporary dance. I completely quit when I was 13 and I'm now 17 and I have to go back for technique lessons. This scares me as ballet is very strict and I moved away from it for that reason because I don't like to be conformed through...
    shhimnotsaying shhimnotsaying 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    It's such a rush to do what you love most.

    You practice to get your timing just right until your body and the music melt into one. You hear the music approaching a crescendo as you anticipate the moment your body lifts off the ground and into the air in a perfect Grand Jeté.
    mischievous15 mischievous15 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Only For Two Years

    I had a very good ballet teacher Iloved it, but When I moved to holland I feel ill and had to opperate and could move much after.  When I came back to my island I tried again but I could b/c of back injuries and I still fantaise about dancing. I used to do 3 ballet 5 Jazz...
    BlueberryChihuahua BlueberryChihuahua 21-25, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    Ballet Help

      I've been a ballet dancer for about 12 years now and I know that no matter what stage you are at it's always so helpful to have other help. Its always been so hard to find good help with ballet outside of the studio BUT I found this website and its awesome helped me heaps...
    ballet101 ballet101 18-21, F Sep 19, 2009

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    Love Ballet

    Ballet is sooo artistic and graceful. One of my favorite art forms- a wonderful way of self expression. The costumes as well are gorgeous!
    4evainnylon 4evainnylon 46-50, T 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    I Really Wanted Do Do Ballet..

    When I was a kid, I really, really wanted to take ballet classes. My younger sister took them, and when we went to pick her up and the lesson wasn't over yet, I'd always do what they were doing, at the side of the room. I so badly wanted to have classes too, I begged my...
    Otharia Otharia 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Ballet

    Im starting ballet now but i need to know what to wear.
    frog64 frog64 16-17 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    been doing it since I was around 3.

    I've loved it so much, and I've been on pointe for three or four years or now. it's painful, it's brutal, it's difficult, but it's still my absolute favourite thing. performing is my favourite part, it's the most amazing feeling. I'm in the final stages of completing the entire...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    In a sparkly pink tutu

    and needed a wee so I was walking around to find a place for toilet then suddley I ended up at outside this girls ballet school and so many girls caught me and I just started to wetmyself and so many girls watch and stared and filmed me wetting myself while laughing so oqward...
    Tigerdanw Tigerdanw 22-25, M Aug 12

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    Does anyone know Nijinsky?

    ?? if you don't go forth and search him! I saw a ballet about his life story truly moving and beautiful, the way they conveyed his gradual insanity! jaw dropping! National Ballet of Canada btw just in case you were wondering :)
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F Dec 12, 2013

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    As you can see i love ballet.

    I only did it for a little bit but i loved it. Now unfortunally i cant do it anymore.
    redleg19 redleg19 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 5

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    My Ballet Teacher Confuses Me!!

    when your ballet teacher says "everyones getting on pointe this thursday" to the whole class , do they want you to already have pointe shoes for that day, or do they mean their going to examine your feet for pointe? I haven't been examined for pointe yet, but my teacher has the...
    Schileur Schileur 13-15, F Sep 23, 2012

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    Those Who C A N ... Can Also Teach

    I have taught dance for a very long time. I took dance lessons for even longer. While I was never the prima ballerina, I always had a spot on any show or piece for which I auditioned. Well, except for the LA Laker Girls.  Didn't get a spot there but that's a different story for...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    My Mom Taught Me To Love Ballet

    My mom started Ballet when she was 5 and continued through elementary school and middle school by the time she was in high school they saw enough in her that they put her in a performing arts high school in Chicago! When she was 16 she was a professional dancer. She danced...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F Oct 28, 2012

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    I Wish I Could Again

    I have been dancing ever since I was 4 and I had danced 8 years at Fidalgo Dance Works and then when i was 12 I was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis and I became paralysed from the waist down and I miss ballet so much and it made me feel like nothing else in this world mattered...
    pandachairwithwheels pandachairwithwheels 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    I Can Dream Cant I?

     ballet=magic,beauty**http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5elLsmr0-Ugi wish i could look like then n dance perfect like those dancers..http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fs9A9Tos85Uit just seems as a magical world.... 
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Ballet Is Interesting

    Recently my GF has started to like Ballet, and so did i. I find it Interesting and a very Nice and Peaceful form of Art. I am going to take classes but as a Girl(Since i'm a Girly Boy). I don't think it should be a Problem cause i look like a Girl. I will take my first class in...
    HelloKittyFanBoy HelloKittyFanBoy 18-21, T 2 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    I've Wanted to

    I've always wanted to do ballet but been to embarassed, not may guys openly admitt to wanting to do it,  I'm 16 now, do you think it would be to late for me to start?
    koolege koolege 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    My First Ballet

    In November I saw my first ever ballet. It was at the Mayflower theatre in Southampton and was the English National Ballet version of the Nutcracker. I enjoyed the experience of seeing it and I was transported into a world of magic and christmas. I might see more ballet in the...
    boobabloo56 boobabloo56 18-21, F Dec 11, 2012

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    I Took Ballet Lessons Throughout...

    I took ballet lessons throughout my high school and college years.  I loved it.  The only reason I stopped is because I moved to a new city.  I've found schools that offer adult ballet, but I have yet to sign up for lessons.  I don't know what I'm...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    I Am a Former Ballerina (unprofessional)

    I took ballet and tap for about eight years. I took jazz and lyrical for two years and pointe for two years.
    Sasquatch1990 Sasquatch1990 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2008

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 26

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    Ballet

    i find ballet very calm and so peaceful. i enjoy it very much and never want to give it up. when i get into college, i hope to major in dance and be a ballerina. :] ever since i started dance, ballet was always my favorite. i now take jazz, ballet, tap, pointe, and lyrical. ...
    iinx0loveex3 iinx0loveex3 18-21, F Sep 27, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Flats are the only thing that doesn't hurt my little toes when I wear shoes is that normal
    ZebraUnicorn ZebraUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love dancing. It's my muse. I don't know if anyone has seen the movie Sucker Punch but that's how I feel when I dance. I feel like Babydoll. Everything else falls away and I feel...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Ever since I was 10 I have loved wearing tights esp ballet tights. I also love men in tights. I have never done ballet but would love too. The problem is that in the UK there are...
    balletprince balletprince 41-45, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    This is the only place in my life I feel totally free. For all my 18 years, my life has been a bit rocky, mostly when I was really young, and if you read any of my other stories...
    DaddysLittleKitten DaddysLittleKitten 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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