Ballet is often used at the foundation to dancing. Strength, poise, stamina, lines and confidence are all a part of ballet training. Ballet is defined as an artistic dance form performed to music using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures. Classical ballet, which originated in Renaissance Italy and established its present form during the 19th century, is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements and the use of pointe shoes.
Misty Copeland describes Ballet as...
"Something pure in this crazy world"