Month: October 2015

Updates (and pictures, hi)

I haven’t been posting as much because life is pretty overwhelming and sometimes that can spill over into the dance section of life.I know much of this is temporary, so I’m trying to just get through the best I can with the least casualties. A few updates, though: Yesterday in the Jazz V’s class, I…

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Lovely Things

Just a post of some things that have happened this week that I want to remember. Sitting on the floor trying to untangle my yarn to continue to crochet. One of the younger dancers strikes an interest. I show her the stitch and she picks it up immediately Another younger dancer tells me she’s good…

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"I can stay."

I think my shoes are dead, but I don’t have time to sew new ones. I might figure out time somehow. I guess I kind of have to, huh?Yesterday was our V’s class, which I really like, but it was a bit of a struggle. My pirouettes are still lacking and our teacher was getting…

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First Flowers Rehearsal

I managed to luck out, I guess, and not have rehearsal until yesterday giving me an extra weekend to do things I needed to.I was expecting Flowers to be really chaotic and stressful. I had heard that it was always a bit of madness and confusion. This made me nervous, especially since I’m pretty burned…

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Personal.

I’ve been having a pretty rough time in some things in my personal life, which hasn’t had too much of an effect on dance, thankfully, but yesterday took the cake. I can’t tell you how grateful I am to be in the studio I am.I had a panic attack during the day, and then the…

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Empty studio

Usually on Tuesdays, I’m only at the studio until about 7pm. This is considered early for me, as most of my classes start at 7 and go til 9. (I get there at 5 because it’s just easier than going home, which is far away. And traffic sucks.) Last night, however, I didn’t leave until…

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Monday.

Yesterday, I was able to do an entire class without my knee brace.I still didn’t do grand plies, and some of the stuff in center was a little too much to risk, but my knee still doesn’t hurt. I noticed myself getting stronger, and being more able to do certain things, but also where I’m…

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Updates

If you’re just here for all the ballet goodness, you may not care too much about this post.Obviously, it involves ballet, but it also involves parts of the very real struggle I face everyday. I keep going, in spite of it, because I know if I stop I’ll never get past the point of where…

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Costume fittings

This weekend was the Nutcracker costume fittings for the older dancers.I had the fitting for Petite Fleur on Saturday and Rat Queen on Sunday. I left Bailando for a bit to run over and get fitted. They told me I could just do it Sunday, but Jilissa was okay in that time block so I…

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