What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

• What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Combine career and motherhood is not easy for any woman, but the special difficulties experienced representatives of the professions that require follow up his physical form, such as athletes and dancers. In his book "Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers" photographer Lucy Gray (Lucy Gray) tells the story of three prima ballerina who know the joy of motherhood and at the same time to build a successful career. The book helps readers understand how to live the women who are in the list of the best dancers of the world and at the same time raising children.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Ballerina rolls behind the scenes with his son James after the performance of the ballet "The Nutcracker".

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Dancer Lauren Feige (Lorena Feijoo) long dreamed of a child. In this picture it gives a private lesson just a week before the birth.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Christine rehearses in the presence of his son Kai.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

"Before the performance, Christine secretly led me into the dressing room of the Opera Garnier, which do not allow photographers. Julie Diana, which Christine divides the dressing room, did not mind. Kai throws a balloon his aunt, Gloria Terrell, "- says the author.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Kristin have 10 minutes before the performance, and this time she is expressing milk in the dressing room.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Kristin returns to the form.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Tina and Christine show your children the orchestra pit at the War Memorial Opera House, California.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

Tina breastfeeding six weeks Sasha in the studio, where the rehearsal of San Francisco Ballet.

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

rolls and James in the dressing room after the performance of the ballet "The Nutcracker".

What does it mean to be a prima ballerina and her mother at the same time

roll with his grown-up son James on stage after his final performance. That evening rolls completed the career of a ballerina in the San Francisco Ballet. Flowers in the foreground were thrown on stage the audience when she last came to their bow.