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

Guest Post: The Mirror from en Pointe with Emma

The Mirror in Dance- The Body Image and the Reflected Image May 14, 2020 | By Emma Bachtel Mirrors are something I've done a lot of reflection (hehe) on since quarantine started. As a dancer,

Art in Uncertain Times: Eleventh Hour

I submitted this piece to a call for art from the Center for Latter-Day Saint Art. Its called Eleventh Hour I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I

She Looks Like Me

I LOVE this photo of Agrippina Vaganova. I love it so much I made a T shirt out of it:   I love ballet, and I love ballet history. I never get tired of learning

Take Control of Your Flexibilty

https://www.flexibilitymakeover.com/pages/pricing This post is being written during the 2020 COVID 19 pandemic. Many dancers are practicing, studying, teaching, and rehearsing in their homes or in sparsely occupied studios. We have been asked, and in many

Wear the T Shirt

Loyalty is a big deal to me. Almost to my detriment some times. I am loyal to my family, to friends, even if we only shared a short time together, and to my employers. That

On Pointe with Emma, Audion Follow Up

If you have been rejected as a dancer, you are in good company! It's Not Rejection, It's Motivation December 7, 2019 | By Emma Bachtel In my last post, I wrote about my audition for