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While the Olympics only happen once every four years, they arm us with enough excitement and patriotism to last awhile: From Simone Biles staking her claim as the world’s foremost gymnast, Michael Phelps going out with a golden bang, and various records shattered by the world’s most exceptional athletes, the Summer 2016 Olympics were nothing […]

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The art of ballet has been loved for centuries, taking on various forms as the decades pass.  What started as a dance for the nobles, ballet would eventually become an art for audiences all over the world to see and be entertained by. The history of ballet spans several centuries, so let’s take a look […]

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There are thousands of dancers in the world but only a handful of famous male ballet dancers.  While famous ballerinas may often have the spotlight, let’s take a look at the men who’ve helped shape ballet into what it is today. Mikhail Baryshnikov When you talk about famous male ballet dancers, there is always one […]

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There are many amazing ballerinas in the world, but there’s only a handful of truly famous ballerinas.  Here’s BalletHub’s list of famous ballerinas, in no particular order because they’re all amazing in their own right: Margot Fonteyn Margot Fonteyn may be the all-time most famous ballerina in the world; the Babe Ruth of ballet. Fonteyn […]

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Ballet Beautiful is a company that offers books and videos on fitness and exercise, created by former New York City Ballet dancer Mary Helen Bowers.  The workouts are for meant for anyone to try, but it’s all with the idea that you will be sculpting your body much like a ballet dancer does, hence the […]

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