Aerial Ballet

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Hello! I hope you had a lovely weekend. Here are some wonderful photographs by Nina Leen of Ringling Bros circus aerial performers rehearsing in 1949. I’m trying to stick to a new exercise routine and looking at these images helps. They had to have been incredibly strong and brave! I’m just doing elliptical, weights and Ballet Beautiful, but these ladies with their aerial ballet are really inspiring. Have a good week! xx Jen

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Images: Photos by Nina Leen in Sarasota, Florida, in March 1949. Ringling Bros circus for Life Magazine.

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4 Responses to “Aerial Ballet”
  1. sheila says:

    this post reminds me of that lovely acrobat in the film wings of desire. love these pics!

  2. maggie says:

    Love these photos – and Sheila, I thought of the same thing! Absolutely stunning.

  3. What beautiful photos! Such strong women! And I love the hanging moons.

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