kingdomoftheballerino:

Precious Adams bowing after her Prix de Lausanne variations

ele-bee:

dysphoricsylph:

Steven Mcrae (r) and Sergei Polunin (l) rehearsing Les Lutins in Cuba 2009. Also Alina and her stripy legs in the background.

One of my fave gifs

ele-bee:

dysphoricsylph:

Steven Mcrae (r) and Sergei Polunin (l) rehearsing Les Lutins in Cuba 2009. Also Alina and her stripy legs in the background.

One of my fave gifs

aurelie-dupont:

Ekaterina Borchenko at Vaganova Ballet Academy

where did her supporting foot go?

aurelie-dupont:

Ekaterina Borchenko at Vaganova Ballet Academy

where did her supporting foot go?

"Ballet is not anatomically correct."

William Forsythe (via theballetblog)

FOR REAL.
If you think about it, all other sports are in tune to evolution. They promote things like running, swimming and throwing-things that helped us escape predators long ego. But there is nothing that tells us as humans to lift our leg over our heads or turn on the tips of our toes.

This is one of the many reasons why I think that ballet is on such a higher level than other sports- we have to go against what our body naturally strives for.

(via kingdomoftheballerino)

balletomaneassoluta:

Beckanne Sisk’s Beijing Application

balletomaneassoluta:

Beckanne Sisk’s Beijing Application

moretothepointe:

Hey guys! I have a HUGE favor to ask of you- I entered elf’s modeling competition, partly a lark and partly because I thought it’d be cool to have a “normal” person as their representative ^_^

I would really appreciate it if you guys could take a moment and vote for me. You don’t have to make an…

please vote for her! <3

minidancers:

Kayla Mak - All Is Silent 

minidancers:

Kayla Mak - All Is Silent