Welcome!

Thank you for checking out my blog. Its a little wonky in that its not always about the dancewear. Its not always about the dance world and some times its not even about ballet, its

My Ballet Heritage Part One: Olga Preobrajenska

In the last several years I have grown curious about my first ballet teacher's life and the line of dancers and teachers that made her who she is. Miss Taunia Wheeler was my first dance

How Accounting Led to the Invention of Ballet

The powerful and influential Medici Family was first self-supporting as cloth and textile merchants. In the fifteenth century they established the Medici Bank, which became the largest and most respected  in all of Europe. A

Ballet Stories: Elizabeth

First in our ballet Stories Series, Elizabeth shares her "Why" Why ballet, why teaching, how she discovered her love for photography and what led to one of our most popular photos in the Cheval Dancewear

Full Pointes: Sarah’s Experience with Cold Showers

You can Google "cold showers" and get a whole list of websites, from Men's Health to Medical Daily. Most of them seem to me to say have about the same list of benefits, increased immunity

Full Pointes: 31 Day Carnivore Challenge Part II

My post for this January Full Pointes was getting long! And I need to do some reassessing with my out line. I originally wanted to only eat Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. My activity level is

Guest Post: En Pointe with Emma: Dance: Sport? or Athletic Art form!

Thank you Emma for sharing this great post! This is a timely piece of writing in the age of YAGP, Pris de Lusanne, and other prestigious ballet competitions that can over run a student's training