Christine Rocas - Joffrey Ballet photograph by Gina Uhlman Article: The Art of Stretching - All dancers want to be flexible. Stretching correctly yields the best results and helps prevent injury. I wish I was a ballerina.
I always raised the bar too high. I had to learn to change my attitude from ‘Oh, no, I can’t do this’ to ‘Yes, I can.’ I had to learn how to condition my body and mind to go onstage no matter what. — Veronika Part
The shapes. The flowing fabrics and the strong lines of the dancers' bodies are a beautiful contrast, and all together they contort themselves into these organic shapes that are both graceful and powerful. Just begging for a sculpture.