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Backstage with Ballerina Jenifer Ringer
dancing is a light to complete discipline and dedication. And the ballet world dancers are pushed in their physical and mental limits ..... stepped up to the at ten years old devoting her entire life to ballet . Now at the age of 37 years where in terror and nobody has
dancing is a light to -- complete discipline and dedication. And the ballet world dancers are pushed in their physical and mental limits to ensure that their every move has executed with absolute perfection. That desire to nail the performance and to be perfect sometimes can feel overwhelming. And obsessively trained their bodies to stretch bend and twist in unthinkable ways. Jennifer first stepped up to the -- at ten years old devoting her entire life to ballet . Now at the age of 37 years where in terror and nobody has started to take effect. My bonds and my joints
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5 Things Misty Copeland Knows for Sure
Beauty during American Ballet Theatre's 70th anniversary ..... the 27-year-old ballerina talks about pop music as ..... as a kid—my first ballet class was when I was 13—but ..... advantages. There are ballet dancers who burn out
"You're the Fattest Ballerina "
that way." My father...one time when I was maybe 9 years old and dancing in ballet —I loved it—he said after a recital, "You're the fattest ballerina ." It so destroyed me that I never wanted to dance again. He wanted to prepare
Real-Life Black Swan
Jenifer Ringer, a ballerina with the renowned New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center ..... percent to be a ballerina , 100 percent to ..... is, Jenifer says ballet 's obsession with ..... Portman plays a prima ballerina so obsessed with perfection
OWN Original Shorts: Behind the Scenes Exclusive with the Los Angeles Ballet Dancers
The Los Angeles Ballet is a recently established dance company that is setting the standard for classical ballet in Los Angeles. As a result of OWN's interest in the arts, we had the opportunity to work with these talented dancers. Take a moment to watch a behind the scenes exclusive of this OWN ...
Ballet Dancing with a Partner
Our cameras get an exclusive look into the life of one of America's premiere ballerinas for the prestigious New York City Ballet . Watch as she describes the special relationship between dance partners and how they make it look so effortless.
Breathing Space: Joffrey Ballet
In this week's breathing space. We pay a visit to the world renowned Joffrey Ballet . And this rehearsal space and that dancers hours each day. Focused on the tiniest gestures. Fully engaged and dedicated to the
week's breathing space. We pay a visit to the world renowned Joffrey Ballet . And this rehearsal space and that dancers -- hours each day. Focused on the tiniest gestures. Fully engaged and dedicated to the
Photographer Leutwyler gained unfettered access to the New York City Ballet for 30 days in early 2012.
Naomi Campbell Fulfills a Lifelong Dream Video
visits. The only is then given a rare opportunity to take an elite will master class. Instructed by one of Russia's top ballet dancers. At NBC movie and that. We'll have them. I don't know That cost best dish yeah. Nice to that's that's meant
an elite will -- master class. Instructed by one of Russia's top ballet dancers. At NBC movie and that. We'll have them. I don't know -- That cost best dish yeah. Nice to -- that's
Local Hero: How China Smith Is Changing the Face of Ballet
and founder of the Austin dance studio Ballet Afrique . Smith's youth company is nearing ..... access to it," Smith says. "My idea of ballet didn't include anybody who looked like ..... them connect." In 2008 Smith started Ballet Afrique to bring the love of dance to