How I prepare my Gaynor Minden

How I prepare my Gaynor Minden

For every dancer, preparing pointe shoes is a very personal process. Sometimes, at least for me, it is a relaxing routine. Making sure that your pointe shoes are ready to go and to trust for rehearsals and stage is essential. With Gaynor Mindens, I do not have to do this process very often. Since the [...]

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Monthly Calendar: November 2017

Monthly Calendar: November 2017

© Photo by Yan Revazov. 'Daphnis et Chloé' by Benjamin Millepied. Staatsballett Berlin Companies keep impressing us for the month of November. Some of them will bring their classics while others will present exciting pieces by the greatest choreographers of our times. And... Nutcracker season is around the corner! Prepare yourself to watch (and dance!) [...]

What keeps me up on difficult​ days

What keeps me up on difficult​ days

I have written many posts about having difficult days, having very low self-esteem, gaining weight, and being insecure with myself. Yes, as dancers we are all insecure sometimes (maybe the majority of the times). However, this time I want to be more positive and write about the things that make me happy. As dancers, it [...]