Thursday, October 22, 2015

Practice



“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.” 

- Ludwig van Beethoven




Life of a Dancer: Pointe shoe prep.
Every female dancer has their own unique pointe shoe prep routine down to a science.

The National Ballet Of Canada


Tatiana Tiliguzova, Mariinsky



Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet in rehearsal for Paquita
ph. Laurent Philippe





"Practice doesn’t make perfect if you’re doing it wrong."

— Frank Sonnenberg




Technique Class
Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Course students.







Studio Life: Choreographic magic 
The National Ballet Of Canada



Technique Class
Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Course students.






Technique Class
Pacific Northwest Ballet Summer Course students.






"Life is a practice. You are what you do each day."

— Bryant McGill



Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pas de Quatre, 4 Swans



Life of a Dancer: Jewel-toned leotards and white tutus.
The Corps de Ballet rehearsing The Sleeping Beauty.

The National Ballet Of Canada






"Start the daily practice of not letting the little things bother you! If the little things ruin you what’s going to happen when the big things come along? Start practicing now for your big challenges in life."

— Bryant McGill



Tatiana Tiliguzova, Mariinsky



Life of a Dancer: Stretching at the barre.
Photo by Karolina Kuras.

The National Ballet Of Canada



"Set your heart on doing good.
Do it over and over again,
 and you will be filled with joy."

— Buddha