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Monday, July 20, 2015

Kerplunk, bam, bam, boom

"Lift from your belly button" my ballet instructor says as we do our pliƩ.

I think I am. There are only four of us in the class.  She has said it more than once.  I know she is talking to me.  Two of my classmates have been doing this class and the other has a bit of dance background.

I have none.  Unless you count the ballet I did when I was five.  I had mean princess walk but when I got in trouble for not putting my hair up...I quit.

"Look in the mirror. Make sure your bum is moving down not sticking out."

I have chosen the one spot in the room where I do not have a mirror in front of me. And I like it that way.

I have to say I thought I was flexible with all my yoga classes but we hold stretches for a looooong time.  Oh and the splits...just not there yet:) don't think I will ever be there.

But the whole time I am smiling.  I love the challenge.  I try to get my arms to move at the same time as my feet.  I usually only focus on my feet...oh and lifting that damn belly button!  

We prance, princess walk, leap...
Feet are in 1st position, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th etc position
I am learning many technical ballet terms.

The class is an hour and it goes by really fast.

I am havin fun!!

The music it is pretty good too.

Kerplunk, bam, bam, boom

Those are my ballet sounds when you do it Robyn style;0)


Audrey Leclaire said...

LOVE IT! So glad you are having fun!

Robyn Smith said...

and I like the ballet slippers. They make me feel dainty!