2019 Pointe Shoe Schoalrship Winner: Maecy Ashmore

Congratulations Maecy! You essay was thoughtful and moving. My art is who I am. Without being able to dance, I do not think that I would have the values that I have today. How do

My First Insomnia Post

I think at some point every recreational blogger makes an insomnia post. I really hope this is the last one I ever make.... I think I'm awake at 4 AM for two reasons: I've been

Help Cheval GIVE: 2019 Pointe Shoe Schoalrship

Last year Cheval Dancewear was able to give a $300 scholarship to a wonderful hard working young dancer who attended the 2018 Ballet West Academy Summer Intensive. It was a wonderful experience for the essay

Full Pointes: My Maddening March

I'm back for daily updates on diet, my workouts and chasing my ballet and body composition goals. One of my favorite teachers is coming back to Salt Lake next week. If you do ballet

what am i doing

I was in a sort of job review meeting, unofficial, with a ballet studio owner several years ago. We were discussing some mistakes I'd made recently and whether I should continue working there. She asked

My (Usually) Morning Routine

I've been working to have a good morning routine for years, and what I've found is that I tend to go in cycles. I start with a simple list of three or fewer things that