Guest Post: A Day In The Shoes of a Ballerina

Well here is reblog from a post that I wrote for settingthebarreblog.com. It was a lot of fun getting quite personal for me as you will see! Thanks Kirsten for allowing me to write for your incredible blog (do check it out) and I hope that our readers together will enjoy reading!

Setting The Barre

Today I have a special treat for you all:  a guest post from a fellow dance blogger turned online buddy, Jill Krutzkamp, of the blog dancehealthier.  For any of you who may be missing the ballet-related posts around here (I know I am!), you’re in luck!.  In this post, Jill, who is currently a dancer with Kansas City Ballet, gives us an inside look at the exhausting and rewarding day of a dancer.  Enjoy!

The alarming chime of the miramba precedes an awakening jolt, a weight shift of my head deepening into the pillow, and a deep sigh from my bed.  The darkness of the winter morning doesn’t help me want to lift my head off the ever so comfy pillow.  It just feels so nice.  A foggy mind becomes more and more conscious by the second until finally I’m conscious enough to ask myself, “What day is…

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