The Benefits Of Being An Older Ballerina (Yes, Even Into Their 40s)

When you’ve been a principal for decades, one dancer says, ‘You hone your craft as you go. All the years of experience come into play when I approach any role, all of that muscle memory and stamina is in your body.’ … After years of repetition, she says, ‘You’re able to focus and dig deeper. Once you have the technical mastery under your belt, your focus is freed.'”

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