Sunday, October 22, 2017

Audrey Hepburn and Ballet

From Verily:
Audrey Hepburn began learning classical ballet when she was only 5 years old. Sadly, Ballet Rambert, a London-based dance school that Hepburn attended on a scholarship, determined that her height and malnourished constitution from the hardships her family faced during WWII would make it impossible for her to attain the status of prima ballerina. But Hepburn used her dance background to audition for her American musical debut, Funny Face, where she showcased her talent with Fred Astaire.

Today, real ballet school for adults is making our ballerina dreams come true. And it isn't just benefitting our bodies; it can also do wonders for your mind and spirit. Apart from channeling your inner Audrey, here are all the reasons why you should consider taking ballet to keep you on your toes. (Read more.)

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