Meet ballet teacher, Silken Kelly.

Thumbtack Writer hannahL
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Silken Kelly is a professionally-trained dancer and ballet instructor in New York City. Here’s why she’s passionate about the work she does, in her own words.

It’s a beautiful thing to pass on what you’ve trained your whole life to do. All I ask for in a student is to be open, be willing, feel that drive and that hunger to actually learn. It’s not about becoming a professional dancer — it’s about improving yourself. There’s no such thing as perfection in ballet. You can always learn and improve. Ballet teaches you discipline in dance and in life. When things get tough, you have to go inside and rekindle that fire.

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