My pre-ballet class warm up

Update: I produced this blog post in 2013 in my second year at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and it’s had many, many views. The exercises have stood me in good stead and I use many of them in my training now as a professional.  If you’d like to see updated versions of these stretches and …

Looking ahead after my summer break …

The summer has most definitely sped by; it doesn’t seem so long ago that I was packing to return home in June, and yet now I’m packing to start my second year at the Academy! So here’s my summer update! The last weeks of my initial year at the Academy were really great; one of …

A Year at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy Completed!

May is behind us; June is here; the Moscow sun is blazing- exams are over and my 2013 summer holidays are less than two weeks away! Who would have known that my first year of training here would be over so soon? Returning to the Academy in December- indeed, since I began in August- it never …

One Show – January 2013

This is the feature and interview that I did for the BBC One Show in 2013. It seems such a long time ago that I set off to start my training in Moscow – so watching this reminds me of how exciting and new it all felt as I was making plans to fly out …

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