By definition, Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia and since then has become a widespread form of dance. The ballerinas dance with so much elegance, that even the thought of them reminds us of something graceful. Most of the professional ballerinas have among the best bodies in the world. In order to perform those exhausting routines, ballerinas have gruelling workouts and nourish their bodies. The astonishing result of that lifestyle is evidently shown in the following wonderful photos that we have selected for you. Do you feel the grace?

Rest

Rest1

Photo credit to lilou73

Shape

Shape

Photo by Vadim Stein

Backstage

Backstage

Photo credit to wedanceforfreedom

Grace

Grace

Photo by Nathan Sayers

Inner Smile

Inner-Smile

Photo by Svetlana Postoenko

Reflection

Reflection1

Photo credit to republicofyoublog.com

Synchronization

Similarity

Photo credit to by Nikolai Krusser

Urban

Urban

Photo credit to goodfinethings

Swan

White-Swan

Photo by Svetlana Postoenko

Backlight

Backlight

Photo credit to vk.com