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I just recently started ballet classes and wanted to know what is a good diet for a ballet dancer?

Question by Josie: I just recently started ballet classes and wanted to know what is a good diet for a ballet dancer?
I am starting ballet classes and nutrition is an important factor. I am trying to lose 5 or 6 pounds in order to get in better shape. I lose weight easily but I also gain it back just as easily. What is the best diet for a ballet dancer to go on? Should I run everyday for conditioning? I am 13 5’5 and 130 pounds. Is this a good weight for a ballet dancer?
Much Thanks -Josie

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Q&A: Just learned a new ballet step in a begininning class. is there a more typical way of doing this?

Question by lusia: Just learned a new ballet step in a begininning class. is there a more typical way of doing this?
Hi, just starting a ballet class. I’m trying to practice a routine, which I have to have down before my next class and there’s one part I can’t remember. I thought, perhaps, there could be a more common way of teaching/doing this ballet move, and dancers may just know which way it should go.
It’s a quick three step thing:
So, start in first position, slide to dancer’s right into second, then slide left foot into fifth w/ left heel in front and one more slide to fifth w/ left heel in back. Or it could be the other way around; left heel in back, then in front. That’s the question. Which order? front, back OR back, front? Anybody know this??
(through this, the right arm goes up to high fifth and circlies back, down, while the other arm goes only to second)
can you remember how you first learned this?
It would be AMAZING if someone could help. thanks!
any guesses, thoughts would be appreciated

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