Skateboard Maven’s Nod to Powerful Role of Ballet in a Post-Apocalyptic Era

Skateboard Maven’s Nod to Powerful Role of Ballet in a Post-Apocalyptic Era Elena Alexandra | The First Guild | March 18, 2021 Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on vk Champion Skateboard Pro Jessy Jean Bart in a photo by Félix Renaud Award-winning photographer Félix Renaud features major […]

Champion Skateboard Pro devotes himself to ultimate cause

Champion Skateboard Pro devotes himself to the ultimate cause: Elevating the human condition. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on pinterest Share on tumblr Share on vk Photo cred: Julien Grimard Jessy Jean Bart is no stranger to empowering youth – starting with himself.  The skate pro has been on a journey of self-actualization […]

Pro Skateboarder Jesse Jean Bart on Ballet changing lives

Pro Skateboarder Jessy Jean Bart Talks About The Power Of Ballet To Change A Kid’s Life “Ballet is probably the most powerful thing that could happen to the school system. I truly believe that.” – Jessy Jean Bart Jessy Jean Bart stretching before his skate We’re excited to be partnering with pro skateboarder Jessy Jean […]

Ballet Changes Lives: International Ballet Star Julio Bocca dreams big

Ballet Changes Lives: International Ballet Star Julio Bocca dreams big Julio Bocca teaching a master class at the National School of Ballet in Cuba | photo credit: Yailín Alfaro Earlier this month, when acclaimed ballet historian Elizabeth Kaye interviewed the incomparable Julio Bocca for The Music Center’s Digital Dance Salon Series, I knew their talk […]

Hello 2021 !!

We’re working with a team of ballet pros to develop an innovative on-line educational course, which introduces a superior classical ballet system accessible to us all. What makes this course unique is that we present the basics, along with the principles that underlie them. This understanding makes the learning meaningful and applicable to our life […]

BJJ-Tarjei Hass

Gerson Sanginitto Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Culver City There’s no denying that Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is one of the fastest growing marshal arts in the world. Much of its popularity stems from the fact that the benefits you can gain from BJJ are both physical and mental. The mission of The First Guild  is developing […]

Collaborators

Ballet & Identity Collaborators Anna Korotysheva Ballet Master, Choreographer  Anna Korotysheva, is a second generation ballet dancer who, following in the footsteps of her mom, studied at the world-renowned Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg, graduating at the top of her class in 1987 and went on to experience a successful career as […]

11-year-old Nigerian boy dancing barefoot in the rain outside his ballet school.

11-year old Nigerian boy dancing barefoot in the rain outside his ballet school.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhc8fE9-AsU “11-year-old Nigerian ballet dancer wows millions with his moves” was published on 8/14/2020 on Good Morning America’s Youtube channel. An inspirational video show an 11-year old Nigerian boy dancing barefoot in the rain outside his ballet school.  Anthony Mmesoma Madu recently received […]