#DanceAsCareer

From Ballerina To Businesswoman – I’m Steph, And This Is My Story

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Reading Time: 6 minutes  Sleepovers and ballet classes; who needs more than that? MUNICH, GERMANY – Ballet was something I always did. From as far back as I can remember, I danced ballet. It was never something I thought of doing professionally, though. It was just something I did because I liked it. I’d go to school, play with friends, and go to […]

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From Ballerina to Doctor – an Extraordinary Woman With Two Dreams

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Reading Time: 7 minutes  I was going to be a doctor NEW YORK CITY, USA – I was born on the island of Jersey, which is a ‘Peculiar of the Crown’ – part of Great Britain but operates under its own ruling. My parents were born in England but worked very hard to be able to move to Jersey – knowing that it […]

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From Ballerina to Writer – A woman who dared to change career

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Reading Time: 7 minutes  You become what your learn BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – ‘Show no pain’. This was the first lesson I learnt as a 9-year-old aspiring ballerina. This sentence predestinates your life. Forever. You learn that you have to perform no matter what; that if you don’t perform, you fail. You learn that nobody is interested in your physical or mental pain; you […]

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