Dancer Ludmila Alekseeva

Ludmila Alekseeva (1890-1964), early 1920s. Alekseeva studied with one of the first Russian “Duncan dancers”, Ella Rabenek. Later she creates a form of training that would develop the qualities needed for plastic dance. Alekseeva taught the art of moving beautifully: every exercise was a short plastic study. Alekseeva worked on the creation of “harmonious” gymnastics. Later, she called this “artistic gymnastics”. | src The Calvert Journal (Poetry in Motion)

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