From the second she started her dance journey at Ballet For All Children, on the age of 12, she has made immense progress, not solely bodily, however mentally. Sarah acknowledges the kind of ballet approach that’s integral, making an emphasis on appropriate leg, posture and foot placement, “Since strolling doesn’t essentially come naturally to me, I’ve to do psychological checks on a regular basis. Is my core engaged? Are my toes flat? Are my glutes engaged? Are my obliques engaged and so on? Once you even have to consider each side of strolling, you notice how tough a ability it truly is! Doing ballet with Bonnie additionally gave me a approach to apply ‘speaking’ to my physique. It has additionally been a method of practising activating completely different muscle mass in my physique. It has additionally helped me proprioceptively. I’m extra conscious of the place my physique is within the area.”. This ties in completely with what the non-profit organisation positioned in Los Angeles goals to help with as energy, steadiness, coordination, and self-confidence are key focal factors for college kids. Sarah goes on to say the best way wherein Bonnie strives to show empathy and graciousness via dance, “Not solely are you studying dance, however you’re additionally studying kindness as nicely. I do assume that different courses must be open to accommodate for all people. If individuals of all skills work collectively, not solely are they studying a brand new ability, however they’re additionally studying to take a look at the world with extra grace and compassion.”. Along with the ballet courses, we see how Ballet For All Children gives efficiency alternatives for its college students, permitting them to display their dedication to bop and the abilities gained. For Sarah, the chance to bop on stage has taught her about buying a way of delight.