Best Ballet Dancers On Instagram

They’ve got the moves

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Here at ELLE HQ our fascination with ballet grows rapidly by the day, with the likes of Misty Copeland and Sergei Polunin fuelling our obsession.

So in celebration of International Dance Day, we're paying homage to the world's most incredible, inspiring and unbelievably bendy ballet dancers to follow on Instagram, whose moves are always en pointe.  

@mistyonpointe

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@isabellaboylston

💥dancing in @lalignenyc, thank you for including me💋 shot by @ungano_agriodimas @netaporter #withlabande

A photo posted by Isabella Boylston (@isabellaboylston) on

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@jamesbwhiteside

Keep it horsey. 🐎 Photo by @mossynyc for @gayletter

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@michaeladeprince

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@nisian

#myfav #twins @isabellaboylston @jamesbwhiteside in @nike and @reebok

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@ktwil14

#tbt Practicing backbends poolside with @flexistretcher #renatapavam #flxbody #flexistretcher #dreamdowntown

A photo posted by Katie Williams (@ktwil14) on

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@wheresmytutu

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@tanyuanyuansf

#Raku #SFB #program 1 #flying #high #loveBallet #emotional @sfballet

A photo posted by Tan Yuan Yuan 谭元元 (@tanyuanyuansf) on

@sergeipolunin_

@ballerinaproject_

#Ballerina - @cassiepearlt in #Queens #NewYorkCity Music by @eleanoronly #EleanorFriedberger #ballerinaproject_ #ballerinaproject

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@bostonballet

Perfecting their Swan Arms for #BBSwanLake. #bostonballet

A photo posted by Boston Ballet (@bostonballet) on

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@ballerinachi

Happy #WorldBalletDay 💕 Photo by @holtz_photography for @flexistretcher 💫 #DutchNationalBallet #JuniorCompany

A photo posted by Melissa Chapski (@ballerinachi) on

@londonballerina

@peterleung_choreography

@katieboren1

moment captured by @gilmorep || #inmotion #kathrynboren

A photo posted by Kathryn Boren (@katieboren1) on

@balletbeautiful

Feeling romantic 💘 #BalletBeautiful #BalletBeautifulStyle 💘

A photo posted by Mary Helen Bowers (@balletbeautiful) on

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