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Started ballet late October of 2011 at the age of 23.
Began pointe training late August of 2013.

Nutcracker 2017: Week One.

Things are always changing; progressing. I know this. I’ve known this for a long time. But knowing it doesn’t necessarily mean you understand fully what all you will face in the progression, namely on the emotional side. In the years past that I’ve done nutcracker, I’ve been in roles dancing alongside the company dancers that…

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First class since July.

I told y’all I’d have a post of the class I took last week, and here I am just now getting to write it My apologies. Safe to say life has been a little hectic, but better late than never I suppose. My back decides last Wednesday was the perfect day to hurt more than…

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In the studio.

My friend is in town for the holiday and we met up on Wednesday to work on some choreography we’ve been toying with for a bit. It felt so good to just be there, with really good music, and good company that understands how sacred that can be. My heart had yearned for this. It…

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I miss taking class. I miss taking class so much. I’m so grateful that little Voice in my head whispered to me the past five years, “don’t take this for granted.” Otherwise, I may be sadder than I currently am. Thankfully, I did my best to listen. I can look back from the beginning six…

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The shop. 

The idea of making shirts and selling them has been something in my brain for over a year now.  At first, I kept it to myself. I thought I was crazy. They’re just shirts, who would want these? I put it to the side, tried to put it out of my mind, but it kept…

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Kids these days. 

I had my appointment with the surgeon for my back on Friday. It was a 2 1/2 hour drive up there and equally as long back. The surgeon spoke to me for ten minutes, where he told me how I was too young and my body could fix itself still and how if I were…

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Bailando International Dance Festival. 

My first dance teacher, Jilissa, puts on an international dance festival annually. It’s hosted at our local university, growing and improving every year. They have three nights of performances, Thursday’s and Friday’s being adjudicated for the gala performance on Saturday. Companies come in from all over to perform as well, and the adjudicated performances are…

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It seems that every time I find a picture to post on Instagram, I go to write the description, but it becomes such a novel that I backspace as I remember, “I have a blog for that.” Instead of leaving you with a super long description, have a new post! I had written about how…