If you've ever wondered what the life of a young ballet dancer looks like, Maria Khoreva's dance Instagram account gives you an inside look. The fourteen year old dances at Russia's Vaganova Ballet Academy. In addition to shots of her posing in costume, you can see a different kinds of mirror selfies one might associate with other girls her age. Her social media feed is full of training exercises, pointed feet and videos.
The elegant ballet captures featured in her personal dance Instagram feed demonstrate the difficult task of making challenging moves look effortless. Khoreva explains "there are difficult ballet positions, but actually, I think the movements that look the easiest are sometimes the hardest to make."