It has been globally influential and has defined the foundational techniques used in many other dance genres.
Ballet has been taught in various schools around the world, which have historically incorporated their own cultures to evolve the art.
Fierce competition exists among professional dancers for available jobs.
Some risk of injury is present with this career, since it is very physically demanding.
) is a type of performance dance that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
It has since become a widespread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology.
Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries before being spread from Italy to France by an Italian aristocrat, Catherine de' Medici, who became Queen of France.
In France, ballet developed even further under her aristocratic influence.
The lead author of the study, Joe Verghese, a professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, says he's not sure why dancing had such a unique effect, but surmises that, "unlike many other physical activities, dancing also involves significant mental effort and social interactions." Both intellectual and social stimulation have been shown to reduce the risk of getting dementia.
But if she's an exotic dancer, that complicates things.
There are lots of stereotypes you need to be aware of (and ignore) before you make your move, or else you'll ruin your chances of ever getting to know her better.
Ballet may also refer to a ballet dance work, which consists of the choreography and music for a ballet production.
A well-known example of this is The Nutcracker, a two-act ballet originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a music score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.