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Mentoring the Next Generation Of Dancers by Alexandra Pullen

Having a role model to empower you to succeed can make all the difference in life—and in sport. My goal as a ballet teacher is to first and foremost to lead by example, and provide an example that i would want to follow myself. I also seek to reinforce the opposite of all of the negative stereotypes that exist in ballet culture. I try my best to be patient, use positive reinforcement (often), challenge my students, and encourage them to most importantly have FUN and enjoy the process.

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Why I'm Coming Out Of Retirement+Ballerina Approved Denim by Alexandra Pullen

I haven’t talked about it a ton on here or my Instagram, but after a two year hiatus from dancing professionally (or even dancing at all really for that matter), I started training again about a month ago! It’s been a steady climb to get my technique back, but the body is truly amazing and muscle memory is a real thing! The main thing I’ve been working on is regaining my confidence and strength so that I can re-enter the professional dance world with gusto. I’ve decided that I’m not done with ballet, I just needed a long overdue mental, emotional, and physical break in order to heal!

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