Anonymous said: Are boys suppose to wear pink tights and black leotards to class like the girls do. I am the only boy in my classes.

Typically, males wear a fitted white shirt & black legging-like tights. Scroll through the blog & you’ll find some examples.

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Anonymous said: tips for starting ballet as a teenager?

Just go for it! Try not to be embarrassed or discouraged when you see younger people excelling; remember, they’ve been doing it for years. Ask your teacher questions when you don’t understand, they’re usually good at finding ways to explain complex concepts of movement. You’re paying for this, you’re doing this for YOU, make it worth it. Have fun!