Sunday, May 16, 2010

Dancing Queens

Sophie just finished her very first recital for a dance class. This was her costume (minus one bow on her shoe) and she loved it!

These 10 girls were all adorable and became good little friends with each other. It makes me want to make Sophie take the next class in the summer so she can stay with them, but she wants to try gymnastics now.

The dance they did was called "Yes, I Am a Beautiful Baby!" and Sophie always thought that was such a funny name since they're not babies (as she emphatically told me). One day she finally said to me, "Mama, I think it should be 'Yes, I Am a Beautiful Big Girl' " and I agreed, so she was reconciled to it at last.

After their dress rehearsal earlier in the week the girls had a little party to celebrate, and they got all decked out.

Sophie was front and center for the actual performance. She did such a great job. I worried she would get stage fright and forget the moves or refuse to dance at all, but she didn't. She danced her little heart out and had a fabulous time.

She kept reminding me that she was supposed to smile the entire time, and that's what she did.

I loved their little bow at the end! That's Sophie's teacher, Ms. Paula, in the back. She can be a little strict, but the girls love her. I'm so glad Sophie's first experience with any kind of class was such a positive one and hope that she always loves to dance, on or off the stage!

8 comments:

shelly said...

Okay, that's just the cutest thing ever. The outfit! And she smiled and I know it's just a still shot, but it looks like she was really dancing well!! =)

Jessica Hughes said...

Isn't it fun... This is just the beginning. I love it there are so adorable! Go Sophie :D

Holly or James said...

So sweet!! Look at that sophie doing all the things her MOMMA uesd to do!! (: Go EOGA!!

Michael and Amy said...

That is so cute love the outfits!!

The Lambs said...

I wish I would have asked when the concert was- we would have loved to come see it! Looks like she did very well- I love her bow and big smile! Good job soph-star!

The Buffingtons said...

She is adorable!! We will get together I get there on June the 6 and since I am sure that you will be going to Jonny's wedding. We should try to get together before you leave. And before I leave for Lake Powell. Should be fun. Love ya Linds

Wendy said...

She looks so cute. Can you upload a video snidbit perhaps?

meli said...

I love it! She's so brave to dance and smile in front of everyone! Those costumes are adorable!