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Balancing Act

Balancing Act.

by Sarah Penwarden; illustrations by Lisa Baudry

“Hana’s mum says she’s always wanted to get things right.”

Hana’s in her room with the door closed. She’s dancing in bare feet. There’s just enough space. She turns carefully, feels her calf muscles, strong and tight; concentrates on using her core strength. It’s a classic move, the arabesque. But it can be hard without a bar.

Series: School Journal Level 3 November 2022

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Topics: ballet, dancing, self-care, wellbeing

In: School Journal Level 3 November 2022

Publication date: November 2022

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