You are allowed to call yourself a ballerina!

Last year I changed my Instagram handle from ‘Georgia Canning’ to @thebalancedballerina and launched this blog. Why? Firstly, I love writing and promised myself I’d do more of it. Secondly, it helps me express my philosophy around why I teach ballet. But when I hit ‘confirm changes’ for a split second I thought, “Oh no, what […]

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I basically tricked my students into ‘journaling’ this year!

Journaling has become rather ‘trendy’ lately. All the mindfulness practitioners and magazines are talking about the benefits… And for good reason!! I’ve certainly seen the benefits of keeping a journal, however I thought I would summarise a fantastic article by Thai Nguyen (from The Utopian Life) which you can read in full here. higher rates […]

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TBB Homework #11 – Ballerina Tools!

Oooo we’re getting into the double digits now! Homework post number eleven! People are often asking what my favourite ‘tools’ and stretching aids are, so I thought I’d share my current top four. Watch the video for a quick demonstration and read the details below for links to purchase or find these bits and pieces. […]

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