How ballet dancers are able to stand using the tips of their toes for so long

Pointe shoes have evolved immensely in recent years. Originally, ballet dancers wore soft footwear, torturing their feet to achieve the perfect position, stance or move.   While ballet is regar...

Top 4 reasons ballet is good for your mind and body

Ballet is having a resurgence, and it is no longer perceived as being only "for little girls" or highly trained professionals. Beyond the dance category itself, ballet-influenced workouts, like Barre ...

Our favourite ballet-inspired movies

Through ballet, almost anything is achievable with a bit of creative flair and commitment.   Numerous movies have graced the silver screen featuring ballet dancing, often telling the story of a...