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“The Body Spectrum” Project Coming Soon

Hey guys! So, my final project for one of my classes is centered around one of my favorite topics: body image. If you have followed my blog for a while, you'll know that I used to be a ballet dancer as well as an active writer on eating disorders, bad self-esteem, and body dysmorphia. I… Continue reading “The Body Spectrum” Project Coming Soon

ballet, how to, The Pennsylvania Ballet

Tour Day 2: Nutty Nutcracker Rehearsals

Did someone say rehearsal from noon to 10 PM?! You know you are the midst of Nutcracker season when the rehearsal schedule calls for lengthy days. Lots of starting and stopping, spacing and adjusting. Rehearsals are for making mistakes and then correcting them in preparation for the performances. The lighting, sets, music and dancers all… Continue reading Tour Day 2: Nutty Nutcracker Rehearsals

ballet, how to, mental health

How to: Overcoming the Fear of Failure

You want to know how to achieve your goals, your ambitions, your dreams in this life? Ignore fear, And don't give a damn about what other people think of you. This idea is simple to comprehend, but do not be fooled; it's not easy to enact. Think about what holds you back from doing what… Continue reading How to: Overcoming the Fear of Failure