Called to the barre
Sarah Jessica Parker and Madonna are among those swapping Ashtanga for arabesques. Ballet can improve strength, posture and fitness - and anyone can do it, says Linda Watson-Brown for The Independent.
It is credited with giving Kylie the dreamiest of derrieres. It is alleged to have been the real reason behind Sarah Jessica Parker's amazing pregnancy legs, which held no truck with the usual compulsory plague of varicose veins and fluid. It is even being lauded as this month's favourite Madonna exercise fixation. Ballet is on the way back and moving into a new audience.
For grown women across the land, the notion of signing up for ballet classes may, until recently, have been pretty remote. click for more
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