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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:47 am 
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* Aimelie and The Dancer Who Lives in The Park *


Aimelie loves to visit The Dancer Who Lives in The Park

Aimelie loves to watch her dance

The Dancer lives in an imaginary little white cottage covered with beautiful flowers

When it rains the drops make lovely pitter-pattering sounds on the imaginary rooftop

Aimelie and The Dancer love to talk about flowers and sunshine and just anything that is beautiful

Most of all they love to dance

The Dancer Who Lives in The Park dances like A Wondrous Fairie-Angel

Aimelie who is only five-years-old dances like the Joy of A New Sunshiny Day


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:56 am 
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Aimelie, like the Dancer Who Lives in The Park

May also dance someday like a Wondrous Fairie-Angel

But She and the Dancer Who Lives in The Park

Will Always Lovingly Remain The Child


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
PostPosted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 8:17 am 
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The changing sunlight dancing on the landscape
Veils of clouds dancing overhead
Stars dancing twinkling in the nighttime skies
The heart dancing on a sea of beauty and love


It's a clear new day and a fresh breeze breathes new life.

I have vivid images this morning of

** An Angel-like Being **

rotating-pivoting in space.

Her flowing, flowering gown of white air echoes her every marvelous gesture. Her lovely face is surrounded by the loveliness of her every move. With her beautiful dancing and her artistic desire she has caught an ethereal wave that she rides as gracefully as the breeze that carries it.

Our minds and hearts set sail as we watch her.


** Recalling Her -- All Is Calm And All Is Beautiful **


This is one of our loveliest of all dreams. She is an image of ideal human beauty, an Earth-Angel, a star-bound being carrying us along on a voyage of the heart and soul.

Perhaps this is also what beautiful dance is about. To help set the mind and heart free to be able to ride the breathe of life that each new day offers us.



(This is a slight rewrite and addition to my post several years ago describing two performances by Ekaterina Osmolkina with the Kirov-Mariinsky somewhere across the ocean from Beau-Le-Soleil. Also there is reference to a similarly wonderful performance by Nina Kaptsova with the Bolshoi in the 'countryside' of Beau-Le-Soleil earlier this year.)


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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"One of the Most Beautiful Dancers that I've ever seen,"

wrote Ami.

" The Ocean "


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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"If I could dance like a wave, how beautiful I would be," said Aimie.

"You are that beautiful," said Ami,

"Just being yourself."


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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"I'd love to play in the flowers and dream that I dance like a beautiful fairy-angel," said five-year-old Aimie.

"In this garden you are what you dream you are," said her five-year-old twin brother, Ami.

" Let's play ! "


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q88LHgVtEdo


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:01 pm 
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Five-year-old Aimie and Ami just got their latest copy of the Beau-Le-Soleil Magazine, "The Dancing Lullaby". It lists the top Five dances for this Summer.


The "I Love You" Waltz

The "Happy" Dance

The "Let's Play and Have Fun" Dance

The "Me"

The "You're So Beautiful" Dance



" Why I Like To Dance ! "



* My 9 year old's response:

"Because then people can see ME."

And I don't think she meant simply being on stage - I believe she meant it as being a large part of who she is.



* I asked my 10 year old DS yesterday, he said "I love the movements, I love doing moves that I haven't done before" nothing more or less.



* My 7.5 year old DS-- "Because it's fun!"

Me-- "Why is it fun?"

DS-- "Because I'm good at it!!"




* 11 yr old DS says, "Because it's challenging but also fun. I like to move, especially to jump and turn."



* 6 y/o DD - because I love the music and it makes me happy.




* Almost 10 yr old DD - "because it gets my energy and my emotions out".



* I am rozin's dd

I like to dance because it's an outlet from busy school etc.
It lets me concentrate on something I really enjoy and am good at.
I love my teachers which helps and they always take care over faults. They never make me feel stupid.

I also love dancing because of the music I really like listening and then dancing to it!

I [Love] dancing!!!


* "it makes me feel like an angel"


* "it just makes me happy"



http://dancers.invisionzone.com/index.p ... opic=31615


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:26 pm 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4A5Lbg-POg


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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Aimelie and the Dancer Who Lives In The Park


The Dancer Who Lives In The Park does Grands Jetés and Pirouettes "Au-Dessus Au-Delà" ("Above and Beyond").

Five-year-old Aimelie does "Les Culbutes" and "La Balance Gauchement du Pingouin" ("Somersaults" and "The Penguin Waddle").


Together they make the Sun Beam Mightily and the Stars Shine Delighted-ly !


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Saw a young girl today wearing an "I Was Born To Love" t-shirt.


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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Sunlight dances

from one Mountaintop to another

Aimie and Ami sit watching

in their Children's Garden of Dreams


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 Post subject: Re: Kirov-Mariinsky at Beau-Le-Soleil
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the pearl lit sky
and the swaying trees
make my heart dance
thought Aimie

that evening
lovely fairy-angels
danced in the park

Aimie and Ami
tiptoed home
along the gently lit pathways
of Beau-Le-Soleil
so as not to break the beautiful spell


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