El Estoque

Learning to embrace your body as a dancer

Learning to embrace your body as a dancer

Shriya Deshpande

January 31, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Sports

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen ballet came about in 15th century France, only men were allowed to perform the dance. Based on the standard figures of the time, an expectation for the ideal dancer’s body type was established. This tough expectation— a lean, willowy build and long legs— became the norm...