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Welcome to Ballerina Magazine.


Mastering ballet is one of the most challenging journeys you will ever take. For many, it lasts a lifetime. Through your journey you will come across many challenges that will test your fortitude and push you to your physical limits, but through those trials you will achieve things you never thought possible. You will discover strength and courage you never knew you had and you will realize that anything is attainable… with a little hard work.

The mission of Ballerina Magazine is to help you flourish in whatever role you play in ballet. Whether you are a student, teacher, parent, or fan of ballet; my hope is that you will find the inspiration and guidance you are seeking within this blog.

If you need any advice that this blog does not yet offer, feel free to ask me. New articles and videos will be created based on the questions you ask or advice you seek. Sign up for my free monthly newsletter to stay up to date on the latest blog posts and videos.

I look forward to sharing my own ballet journey with you and showing you the many wonders ballet has to offer.


All My Best,

Miss. Kathleen





Our Blog Resources

Here is a little bit of information about each category offered on Ballerina Magazine and what you will find within future articles.

Ballet Technique

With good technique, anything is possible. Imagine if no step was too hard, no balance too long, no turn too difficult. Ballet Technique is the key to unlocking the prima ballerina in you. These articles will show you how.


Over my years of teaching, the greatest hurdle my students face is their own mindset. We are all capable of more than we realize, but our mind sets up roadblocks that keep us from reaching our full potential. These articles delve into the psyche of the dancer to show you how you conquer your fears or self-doubt, and become the amazing, confidant dancer you were meant to be.

Health & Wellness

Your body is your instrument, which means you need to take good care of it. These articles will show you how.

Tips & Tricks

Looking for some tips and tricks that will help you improve as a dancer? Here are some video tutorials and workouts that will take you to the next level.


Pointe is the ultimate goal for every young ballerina and holds a special place in every ballerina’s coming of age story. If you already dance en pointe or hope to in the future, these articles are meant for you.

Tools of the Trade

Where did you get that leotard? What does every dancer need for a show? What equipment do I need to help with my turns? What do I get a ballerina for their birthday? If you ever asked these questions then you will love Tools of the Trade. The ultimate resource of tools that ballerinas use.

Dance Parents

These articles were the catalyst of this blog. Over the years I have answered so many questions from wonderful parents who want the best for their dancers. The ballet world is huge and confusing to navigate. I hope this resource will help you set a course of success for your child as they explore their passion for dance.

Teacher Tips

These articles are for all the teachers out there, searching for better ways to teach and inspire their students.

Ballet History

Maya Angelou once said, “I have great respect for the past. If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” These articles all all about the beautiful tapestry of the ballets, teachers, choreographers, and dancers that have helped shape ballet today.

Ballet Today

Ballet in is loved throughout the world. You can find ballet being danced in every corner of the planet. These articles celebrate the amazing dancers, companies, and choreographers making waves in the ballet world today.