As a professional ballerina for 14 years, I strove endlessly toward artistic and physical perfection. Now nearing retirement at the ripe old age of early thirty something, I work to re-invent myself. And what better place to do so than my new home, the great city of New York?

In the spirit of this bustling landscape, my pursuits have taken diverse forms: online college, interning in Arts Management, Stott Pilates teacher training, ballet classes with inspiring NY mentors, teaching, performing, writing, researching arts in the city, and more. I am still working to synthesize these endeavors, but inspiration and invaluable information strike at every turn. Tools to share with the artist and athlete who lies within any human…inspiration for the art of being human.  And perfection has nothing to do with it.

Life is hard: I believe in sharing meaningful thoughts, information, and images to enhance humanity through simultaneous substance and positivity (surprisingly rare). Real change comes from deep within, and this is how we can create a better world. Please join me on this journey…

“Life is the dancer, and we are the dance,” Eckhart Tolle

xballerina onstage

xballerina park work out

xballerina park work out

xballerina at Lincoln Center

xballerina at Lincoln Center


13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Liv
    Sep 05, 2013 @ 19:53:21

    Love it!!! As a dancer, along side you once apon a time, I will follow you on your journey and make it one of my own as well ❤


    • xballerina
      Sep 06, 2013 @ 03:20:24

      Liv, thank you so much for joining my journey you beautiful dancer! Hopefully there is inspiration in it for you. I look forward to your valuable input. ❤


  2. Pernell The Artist
    Sep 07, 2013 @ 03:27:54

    A very difficult art! I definitely respect your profession. Not many people can handle the demands or master the art of balance, gravity and equilibrium.


    • xballerina
      Sep 07, 2013 @ 03:39:59

      Thank you so much! You nailed it. Like any art or physical skill, ballet takes a certain amount of natural talent and an incredible amount of work (probably more on the work end in my case, lol). You always search for perfection, and rarely find it. But what a simple life lesson and wonderful type of pursuit. Putting something meaningful into the world and touching people. Elevating humanity! Alas, I can’t paint to save my life. I appreciate the visual arts very much, mastery of light, detail, perspective and balance also…


  3. jenessaconnor
    Sep 15, 2013 @ 03:40:28

    “I believe in sharing meaningful thoughts, information, and images to enhance humanity through simultaneous substance and positivity (surprisingly rare).” – Me TOO!


  4. Gede Prama
    Jan 24, 2014 @ 06:45:15

    Thank you friends for sharing the article is quite interesting, hopefully we all get that true happiness rays began to warm our hearts and make the heart glad, when we can share with each other sincerely. Lots of love from Gede Prama 🙂 🙂


  5. CultFit
    Feb 20, 2014 @ 16:33:53

    I can’t begin to thank you enough for stopping over and following my humble blog-o-thing! I wish you the very best, not only today but well into the future. Be inspired and please take care.


  6. RO
    Mar 26, 2014 @ 11:20:36

    How lovely! I am looking forward to following your journey through your blog! 🙂


  7. Queenie
    May 17, 2014 @ 06:17:06

    Thank you for following my blog! You have a very interesting blog! I’m looking forward to having a look through all the videos! X


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