Monday, November 30, 2015

Irish Dance Photo Challenge Day 25

 
Day 25: A picture of you favorite leap
 
I'm going to start doing these out of order because some of them require pictures of me and since I have a feis in 12 days, I figured it would be better to get some fresh pictures. So I'm goin to break down my favorite leaps.
 
 
Favorite leap I have attempted: I love the look of the stag leap/crab whatever your TC calls it. I think it looks so elegant. My back leg doesn't look this nice, but someday I want to look this nice.



Favorite Leap you would like to do someday but are convinced you'd fall and hurt yourself. I love this birdy into front click like amazingness.
Pretty sure this girl lives in my state!

This boy blows my mind, has better extension than some ladies!

Yay Nadine!

 

6 comments:

  1. Hey!! I just wanted to let you know that I love your blog so much. I check it often! :) you've actually inspired me to write one of my own (I'm also an adult dancer) but I haven't gotten around robot yet... Soon, I hope. :)

    Also, I wanted to let you know that the second leap you posted is called a switch leap, and the girl in the grey gif is Bridget Oei from Conneticut.

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    1. Ok for some reason it wouldn't let me edit my comment, and I think part of it got cut off, and "robot" is supposed to s

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    2. Supposed to say "to it"! Gosh!!

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    3. Haha! No problem! You should definitely blog, I love reading about other people in Irish Dance, especially those of us that are responsible adults (mostly) when we aren't dancing.

      I thought that was Bridget Oei! I didn't want to sound like an idiot if I was wrong. Just like the switch leap lol. I feel like I don't know all the lingo and my new TC calls things different names than my old TC did.

      Thanks for reading!

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  2. Those gifs are great! Good luck at your upcoming feis! My next feis in in January and I can't wait! I'm learning the Blackbird for my Novice set dance and I love it so far!
    That first leap looks hard to do! I've seen it a few times and it's interesting. Not one of my favs, but I love the second leap. That one looks so elegant. I've been doing hamstring exercises to help my back leg and I've already noticed some improvement! :) I'm planning to write a blog post about the feis I went to last month, but I've been so busy! XD Take care!

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    1. So I totally just followed you and I'm excited to read your blog!

      I'm with you on the hamstring exercises, I want my clicks to be super high someday. Thanks for the encouragement and good luck to you in January!

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