1. Ballet is a truly ~majestic~ sport. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Look at that grace. 2. But looking this flawless does NOT come easy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youtube.com Nope. 3. To start, you have to put the time in when you're young. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Aurelie Dupont Tumblr / Via imgur.com Yes, that man is pushing that little boy's foot into the floor with a cane. 4. And you have to use torture devices like this limb-cracker aka a "foot stretcher." divadanceaustralia.com Whoever invented this is Satan. Advertisement 5. Then there's the intense s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g... nommedit / Via reddit.com My pelvis hurts looking at this. 6. Which can really pay off for some people. becomingarhythmicgymnast.weebly.com Well, damn. 7. After a lot of practice, you get HELLA STRONG. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF So Bailarinos / Via Facebook: 147022722045278 Yes, mama. 8. JUST LOOK AT THAT CALF MUSCLE. Pickled Thoughts / Via instagram.com Get it. Advertisement 9. And then you take up flying as a pastime. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Jorge Barani / Via youtube.com Look. At. That. Air. 10. DAMN. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Umgurbanned / Via imgur.com Whoa whoa. 11. And your feet decide that you're probs never going to wear sandals again. Balletstar011 / Via Flickr: 78803873@N08 Sweat, blood, tears, blood, blood. 12. I MEAN. Godrekr / Via documentingreality.com Warrior toes, people. Advertisement 13. And, like any difficult sport, there will be injuries. blog.discountdance.com If you're a dancer, you've definitely soaked your feet in painfully cold water before. 14. And there might even be surgery. MorticianGirl / Via reddit.com Hang in there, foot. 15. But then you remember the rush of turning your body into a piece of music. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Will B. Bell / Via youtube.com Priceless. 16. And you just keep on killing it. And killing it. And KILLING IT. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Erik Cavanaugh / Via youtube.com 17. Because you're a dancer for ~life~. Pickled Thoughts / Via instagram.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!