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In 2011, Kirsten Kemp and her twin sister, Kelsey, hopped behind the camera to share their experiences navigating the ballet world as two, pre-professional students. Their YouTube Channel, TwinTalksBallet has garnered a reputation for not only being highly informative to other dancers, but has served as a tool to educate an audience that is curious to know more about the life of aspiring ballerinas.
State of Bodhi, Emily Adams yoga-inspired sustainable clothing company that seemlessly bridges the gap between functionality & transparency. While practicing Yoga, Emily befriended a fellow student Marcia, who thought Emily would make a good designer. As the two of them began to sew together, they both realized they wanted to create more than chic, athletic wear. They wanted to create a company founded on compassion.
Meet Juliane, the founder and owner of, Dance Training Center / San Francisco, a school that not only provides top tier professional education, but one that fosters a supportive environment for each student.
Meet Aesha Ash, an incredible woman who does not allow challenges to bring her to a halt, in fact, she thrives off them.
With a $50 sewing machine from Craigslist & a self-willed determination to learn via YouTube, S-Curve Apparel & Design founder & creator, Susan Roemer, taught herself to sew in 2011 & hasn't looked back since.
When you first learn about Rachel Cossar, I guarantee you will think to yourself, "What hasn't she done?!" Yet, simultaneously, having learned about her past & what she is diving into right now, I think to myself, "Wow. She is on to something, and this beautiful journey for her has only just begun."
This next #ballerinainbusiness I admire to the moon & back. She was my very first roommate when we both moved to San Francisco as young, teenagers to pursue the next step in our ballet training. Over the years together, she has grew not only to become a dear friend of mine, but a true sister to me.