I wanted to let you know that BalletForAdults.com is now back to its original website, TheLastDancer.com. It is here where my voice comes through with the most honesty. In this past year, I also turned the big five-o and hope to be a part of the adult ballet world as long as I possibly can . . .
We dream of pirouettes . . .
George Balanchine was famously quoted saying, “ballet is woman”. He believed in the strength and seductive style female dancers brought to the stage. Of course, his specific standard of the ideal “woman” was incredibly high, if not ironic: small head, fair skin,…
I have a booty. Even when I struggled with anorexia in high school, I still looked like a stack of ribs with a rump roast in the back. When people asked me how I got my bodacious backside, I told them “it’s in the genes, and I don’t mean Levi’s.” Witty posterior…
If you’ve ever taught an adult ballet class, you know you have thought at least one of these things! Adult students, take note . . .
When you love to do something, you want to do it all the time. Ballet dancers are a particularly obsessed bunch – they’re always finding ways to incorporate the art form . . .
Ballet is almost synonymous with youth. In the past, little priority was given to adults, but thankfully, the trend is changing. However, there are still common misconceptions . . .
A pint-sized princess may be cute in a teeny tiny tutu, but seeing Mom (or Dad) break a sweat is an inspiring vision. Here are the top three reasons adults make awesome ballet students . . .
Hi I’m Nikki, The Last Dancer. I started this shop + blog as a creative outlet and to continue my identity as an artist. My whole life has been influenced by dancing and this shop focuses on items that speak to a dancer’s entire lifestyle. If you found yourself here, my hope is that this website offers you inspiration too. The shop contains my own products and the blog is original content.
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