Week 1 of Ballet Chicago SI

So, it's Saturday night currently, and week 1 of my summer program is done. This year I'm at Ballet Chicago, which is a very Balanchine-based program. I wrote on this blog after my very first day, which you can read here. Now, the first week has come to a close (I can't tell if it…

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Ballet Chicago Summer Program…Day 1

Today was Day 1 (if it even counts...I will explain later) of my summer program at Ballet Chicago. It is a very Balanchine-based program, and it definitely shows in the teaching style! Today was just our placement class for the faculty to assign us levels. They will post the level that I'm in later tonight.…

The ballerina style + fashion inspiration

Today involved lots of hard work...I went for a run for some cardio cross-training, did a ballet barre in my socks to work on my technical strength, and then did a solid 45-minute strengthening workout.  I also had physical therapy in the morning to fix a little ankle problem I've been having, and took a…