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 ft flat? Are my glutes engaged? Are my obliques engaged and so on? While you even have to consider each facet of strolling, you understand how troublesome a ability it truly is! Doing ballet with Bonnie additionally gave me a option to follow ‘speaking’ to my physique. It has additionally been a manner of practising activating completely different muscle groups 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 situated in Los Angeles goals to help with as energy, steadiness, coordination, and self-confidence are key focal factors for college students. Sarah goes on to say the best way wherein Bonnie strives to show empathy and graciousness by means of dance, “Not solely are you studying dance, however you’re additionally studying kindness as effectively. I do suppose that different courses ought to be open to accommodate for all people. If folks of all talents 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 exhibit their dedication to bounce and the abilities gained. For Sarah, the chance to bounce on stage has taught her about buying a way of satisfaction.