Dance Pointe SHoes - The Perfect Pointe Book

Taking ballet classes, or adult ballet class, in dance pointe shoes, particularly if you have started before you are strong enough to dance in pointe shoes, will reveal  weaknesses in your foot structure that probably you were never aware of. In this case, and under any circumstances,  if you experience top of foot pain, please […]

Top Of Foot Pain In Dance Pointe Shoes

Stretching exercises for ballet require a comprehension of typical warm up exercises done in classical dance classes, and of course, some basic ballet positions. A beginner in ballet learns the five foot positions  early in training, even if if they can not immediately do the more difficult fifth position and fourth crossed position. These two […]

Ballet Positions Ballet Turnout And Stretching Exercises For You Too
Bedtime Stories on Kindle Fire

At the end of  2011 – Amazon .com released the latest Kindle, an innovation in the tablet style ebook Reader – The Kindle Fire. This amazing Kindle family e-book reader can bring the biggest and best virtual library of children’s picture e-books you could ever conceive of, right into your home, car, RV, boat or […]

Kindle Fire – Children’s E-book Reader
Inspired by Hanya's memories of ballet.

To prepare your ballet footwork for pointe shoes, concentrate on the single factor which will make up for perhaps not getting exactly the right fit with your first pair of toe shoes. It is not the ballet shoe ribbons or the toe padding that you use. It is not your teacher, or the type of […]

In Pointe Shoes – How To Get The Best Professional Footwork

Dancers aspiring to get into adult ballet class like to plan for some extra training in between classes, to build those ballet muscles. You can use your ballet barre exercises to build muscle power, perhaps choosing different ones each day so that you can recover properly. Your large thigh muscles, your quads, can tolerate some extra […]

Ballet Muscles And How To Build Muscle Power

CM Punk Best in the World CM Punk is a professional wrestler that currently wrestles for the WWE Raw brand. CM Punk has been with the WWE since 2005 and has won several championships during that time. CM Punk has recently awakened the WWE Universe with his tell it like it is attitude and his […]

CM Punk
Zeppelin Pirate Captain Image

Talk like a Zeppelin Pirate? If you like Steampunk, you know about Zeppelin Pirates. Those nasty dogs of the air, boarding unsuspecting zeppelins to loot the passengers, sometimes recruiting lusty young men, ladies, and robots to join their motley crew. Nobody is safe from their exploits, no fine, upstanding captain of the airways can say […]

Zeppelin Pirate Shirts and Gifts

Maybe you are still just thinking about whether to start an adult ballet class. And you wonder about stretching exercises – where do you begin. Probably you are a little more limber than the “average” adult who would like to dance, maybe in adult ballet. You have a feel for movement and love music and […]

Stretching Exercises For Adult Ballet
Bruce Lee The Man

Bruce Lee – The Little Dragon You remember the little skinny kid that kicked a lot of butt back in the early 70’s in movies like Enter The Dragon and The Chinese Connection. Yea that’s the one! BRUCE LEE, not Jet Li, not Jackie Chan or any of those other guys. Bruce Lee was the […]

Bruce Lee The Man, The Legend, The Little Dragon

Foot pain, particularly foot arch pain, can cripple cheer leaders and students in ballet dancing. Athletes of all kinds, and runners specifically, also experience foot pain if they do not wear adequate sports shoes. Well before ballet dancers go to buy pointe shoes, before cheer leaders get into dance competitions and athletes run marathons, the […]

Foot Pain, Sports Shoes, Ballet Dancing And Cheer Leaders
Drama Llama T-shirt

Do you know a drama llama … or perhaps you’ve been told (once or twice) that you might be one yourself? Be kind and give a heads-up to the folks around you with this unique “Warning! Drama Llama!” t-shirt or hat. For those who need to broadcast the warning at work, the Drama Llama coffee […]

Save the Drama for Your T-shirt! Great Drama Llama Shirts and Gear!
Vampire Binders for School

Vampire Back to School Binders Vampire binders for school or Halloween. Bloody, dripping fangs of death, Vampire and gothic art, and tons more. Vampire designs are featured on Avery 3 ring binders that are perfect for organizing your homework assignments. See the Vampires Kiss, I Love Vampires, Fang Banger, I Hate Sunny Days, and more […]

Vampire School Binders
ADHD Shirts and Hats

ADHD is a different and potentially brilliant way of seeing things! These funny ADHD shirts and gift items say it all, in a fun and flattering way:   Find a perfect gift for your ADHD friend on a t-shirt or hoodie, plus tote bags, coffee mugs, keychains and necklaces, notecards, and lots more! Each of […]

Funny ADHD Shirts and Gifts!
Opera De Lyon modern ballet

Of all the Romeo And Juliet ballet movies I have seen, This Opera National De Lyon production filmed in 1992 was a surprise for me. I could see from the DVD cover image that it is a modern ballet, easy to spot since Juliet is not wearing pointe shoes, and Romeo is wearing a suit. […]

Ballet Movies Romeo And Juliet, And Steampunk Design
Funny T-shirts

Looking for a funny t-shirt? Of course you are – everyone is wearing funny tshirts these days! Do you prefer great graphic design or funny logos or funny phrases? Is general silliness your thing, or do have a specific cause you want to be funny for? You’re sure to find something to fit the bill […]

Find the Funniest T-Shirts Online!
Ballet pictures in YOUR brain - how to take advatage.

When I was young and taking ballet classes I used to pour over ballet pictures for hours. Ballet movies were not yet generally available and they showed up few and far between in the movie theaters. Without knowing it, I was engaging in what would be called brain games, or creative visualization. After I got […]

Ballet Pictures Creative Visualization And Brain Games

Many people would like to take adult ballet. And even dream about achieving the ballet technique to get into ballet pointe shoes. And why not. Is this you? Traditionally, this idea has seemed to be something strictly off limits. Yet, if an adult was to gain the ballet technique, starting at just once a week, […]

Adult Ballet And Ballet Pointe Shoes
harry potter back to school binders

Back To School Harry Potter Binders Celebrate Back To School and the recent release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 with these Harry Potter School Binders. Harry Potter School Binders Decorated with colorful artwork and movie scenery, these Harry Potter Back to School Binders are the perfect way to organize your daily growing […]

Harry Potter Back To School Binders
Increase Your Ballet Turnout

Ballet turnout is important. But not in the way you think. First of all, many people have turnout from their hip joint, and some do not. This depends on the way your hip joint is shaped. (One of a few factors). Some people have hips that hold the top of the thigh bone in a […]

Can You Increase Your Ballet Turnout – It Doesn’t Matter If You Know How To Use It
Stuffed Animal Speakers for Boys and Girls

What young animal lover wouldn’t like to listen to music using one of these stuffed animal speakers? These adorable animal speakers make great gifts for birthdays or Christmas or just to say “I love you” any time. Both boys and girls would love them. Click one of these cuties into your mp3 player and listen […]

Stuffed Animal Speakers

  Clarinets are wonderful instruments! Whether being used to play lovely classical music or jamming away on some cool jazz they are very versatile and fun to play. If you are a clarinet player or have a friend who does, I think you will find these clarinet iphone cases interesting. This collection of designs has […]

Clarinet iPhone Cases

Phones today carry so much importance to their users. Not only do they allow instant contact with friends, family, and business contacts, but they also store valuable information such as calendars, contacts, and camera creations! I know several people who would be lost if their phone were damaged, so why not find a way to […]

Flute iPhone Cases

I went to the Motley Crue, Poison, and NY Dolls concert at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, outside of Hofstra University. Ok, NY Dolls first: I do not know that much about NY Dolls, but I happen to admire all of the things that David Johanssen has accomplished like a successful solo career and his […]

Review of Motley Crue, Poison, and NY Dolls Concert

I just found out about Turntable.FM through a friend and found it interesting. This is not just another online radio website for music lovers. It enables people to offer their favorite music selection to the general public. As a member, you can either enter a room as a DJ or listener. Rooms can have up […]

Review of Turntable.FM
harry potter postage stamps

Harry Potter First Class Postage Stamps Harry Potter mania is sweeping across the globe once again. What is the one product that all Harry Potter fans have yet to collect? Harry Potter Postage Stamps! Did you even know they had first class postage stamps in Harry Potter themes? neither did I! But they do! Official […]

Harry Potter Postage Stamps
cable tv show

Eureka…on SyFy O little town of  Eureka.  Finally back to finish its forth season on SyFy.  In my opinion, Eureka is one of the coolest shows on cable.  Starring Colin Ferguson as Sheriff Jack Carter, Salli Richardson-Whitfield as Allison Blake, beautiful and intelligent director of Global Dynamics, Joe Morton as Henry Deacon, Eureka’s resident scientist/superbrain, […]

EUREKA

I am enjoying reading Alice Martin’s posts this week about funerals, and I began to wonder about the best movie funerals. I know the best for me was in Steel Magnolias! As a senior citizen, it seems we attend more funerals than we used to. But I can tell you, that in my darkest grief, I […]

Best Movie Funeral
spiderman goodies

Spiderman Tribute Page   Here is a place to find cool  Spiderman products.  Anyone who likes comic books likes Spiderman. First up is this dark poster from Allposters.com.  This poster is from the hugely successful Spiderman 3.  Allposters.com has tons of Spiderman posters and products.   Who wouldn’t want at least one thing  Spiderman? A […]

Spiderman Goodies
The Voca People

Have you seen the Voca People? More importantly, have you heard them?  The Voca People are an amazing a capella singing group from Israel who claim to be aliens from planet Voca, and judging by their costumes they might just be telling the truth about that!  And now they’ve landed in the United States, performing […]

The Voca People Have Landed!

Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Party  It’s time to prepare for the final Harry Potter Movie.  This is an excellent excuse for a party.  No matter if you are having a movie or a birthday party the following activities, food and supplies are sure to be a huge hit with all your guests.   As the final movie […]

Have a Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Party

Kung Fu Panda 2 It all started in 2008 with a widely popular hit movie called Kung Fu Panda. Skip ahead 3 years later and we now have the second installment to this popular movie, Kung Fu Panda 2 picks up with a new gang of nutty characters. Po joins forces with a group of […]

Kung Fu Panda 2

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