Instagrammer 'BalletBeautiful,' or Mary Helen Bowers, as she is known offline, has been documenting her pregnancy through a series of photos over a series of nine months.
Bowers' is a former New York City ballerina who now has a studio named Ballet Beautiful in SoHo, aimed at helping women to build grace and strength through the practice of ballet. Her personal photo series is truly testament to her business, since she is still able to find her balance on one leg in ballet shoes, perform the splits and make miraculous bends even months into her pregnancy.
Her inspiring photo series proves that you don't have to stop doing what you love when you become a mother and that changes to one's physique can be accepted with the positivity and poise of a professional ballerina.
Expecting Ballerina Photography
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