Monday, November 15, 2010

"Ballet, or gymnastics? "

Here is an interesting post from Russian gymnastics - risk, originality, virtuosity with the title of "Ballet, or gymnastics?". The female lead's technique certainly all comes from ballets. But some of her movements are more on the circus side than of gymnastics. Just thought it is interesting...

1 comment:

  1. That was gorgeous! I definitely see some traditional Chinese acrobatics in there. I loved the leg waves, and her flexibility is wow! The Biellman-like combination with the rotation onto his lap reminded me a bit of ice dance. And he is hella strong to be able to hold her on his head! And she's so coordinated to be on pointe on one foot on his head.