This post is kind of a sequel to this post. Since then, I’ve realised that cardio is the exercise of choice for me. And this is so NOT on trend. All the fitness articles I’ve read/researched all convey strength and or resistance training as a magical gift from the fitness Gods to give you THAT body.… Read More I Love Cardio
Since returning to ballet Wednesday evenings have become the midweek-super-fitness night with a 3.5 mile run home following 90 minutes of ballet class. It wasn’t planned this way, I just get home A LOT quicker if I run. Since class finishes at 8pm and I have normally been at work since 8am I just want… Read More Multitasking Dancewear
I had five weeks of being back at ballet class and I keep meaning to update on how it’s going after a long eight months away. I would like to say it’s going well. I can still pirouette en pointe, I can still remember all the ballet terms, I can still ‘ballet’. I can still… Read More Ballet, Running and Body Frustrations
It’s 48 hours since I got back to ballet class and I am currently in the depths of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). It’s as bad as was expected. The preparatory stretch session the day before class to locate the hibernating ballet muscles was as helpful as a dead pair of pointe shoes when you’re learning… Read More Sloppy Glissés and Grandma Hips
I have just ordered a new pair of pointe shoes for the first time in over a year. Proper ballet class is back on. For those of you that read La Petite Ballerine you’ll know how much of a passion taking ballet classes used to be. Unfortunately a few issues, mainly anxiety and then my regular class… Read More Back to Ballet
December’s most wanted is pointe shoes. Not a new pair of pointes, or a specific brand, make, or model but the chance to actually dance in them. You see, I am currently experiencing ‘ballet-pangs’ and cravings for class.
Despite not being able to dance as much as I used to be able to that doesn’t stop me wanting all the leotards and legwarmers. Here’s the Dancewear Five for November: