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100 Ballet Captions for that Ballerina Aesthetic


Beautiful ballet lends itself to wonderful photos but they need equally wonderful captions. To help you out, we collected all the best ballet captions for Instagram for your next post. We have also included the best ballet quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Ballet Captions for Instagram

  • Ballet is like dreaming with your feet!
  • It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a ballerina.
  • No, I can’t catch a ball, but can you do a pirouette? Didn’t think so.
  • Dance your heart out.
  • It’s not that serious. Just dance?
  • Dance to express, not to impress.
  • Ballet is all about forgetting about our troubles.
  • Can I just marry ballet?
  • Even if you miss a step, make it look like part of the dance.
  • Ballet will set you free.
Feet in pointe shoes with ballet captions for ballerinas
  • What’s better than dancing to the beat of your dreams?
  • Anyone who thinks sunshine is happiness has never danced in the rain
  • Never forget your love of ballet.
  • There are short-cuts to happiness, and ballet is one of them.
  • Instead of going to therapy, join ballet classes.
  • Let your sparkle show your love for ballet.
  • Ballet is a poem of which each movement is a word.
  • The joy found in ballet is inexplicable.
  • There is a bit of insanity in ballet that does everybody a great deal of good.
  • My heart beats in eight counts.
  • If ballet is an art, then I must be Piccasso.
  • Close your eyes, listen to the music, and move how the soul desires.
  • Ballet is just an expression of confidence.
  • Dance with your heart and your feet will follow.
  • When words fail, ballet speaks.
  • There is always absolute joy in ballet.
  • Don’t worry. With a bit of practice, you’ll get there.
  • If you don’t break a sweat, are you really dancing?
  • Why go to the gym when I can dance?
  • You need to be athletic to dance, but to be good at it, you’ll need to be artistic.
  • If you can’t do it from the heart, just stop.
  • Close your eyes and dance it out.

  • Don’t pirouette around the bush!
  • I was thinking about becoming a ballerina, but I didn’t have the barre apart.
  • Always en pointe!
  • Arch, friends!
  • Ballerinas know how to perfectly balancé work and play!
  • I have a pointe to make!
  • Trust me, I’m a ballerina!
  • Don’t quit your day job, unless you’re a ballerina with no pointe left
  • If in doubt, just do a relevé and keep dancing!
  • Life is better when you’re in tutu!
  • Just making my pointe!
Ballerina with funny ballet captions
  • Ballet puns are not just pliéful – they’re also a leg up on the competition.
  • Ballet? That’s not my pirouette-fume!
  • Don’t make me bourrée out of here!
  • Ballet puns are en pointe!
  • You’re tutu much!
  • Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.
  • Ballet puns aren’t just pliéful, they’re also graceful!
  • Don’t be afraid to grand battement out of your comfort zone!
  • I’m plié-ing the fifth.
  • I’m not great at ballet, but I’ve got a pas de deux or two up my sleeve.
  • Ballet puns are a grand jeté into humor!
  • Tutu cute for words!
  • Let’s dance like no one is tutu watching!
  • Barre-ing our souls.
  • If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
  • Tutu many puns? Never!
  • Life is better in ballet shoes
  • Ballerinas always have a leg up on the competition.
  • Ballerinas never give up, they just keep piqué-ing until they succeed!
  • Don’t lose the beat. Each step matters.
  • Take a deep breath; you’ve got this!
  • To dance is to dream.
  • You’ve never felt pain until you’ve walked in a ballerina’s shoes
  • Practice makes improvement.
  • If I weren’t a ballerina, probably stress would have won the battle.
  • Never miss a chance to dance.
  • Find your true self in ballet.
  • This is not just ballet; it is a lifestyle.
  • I don’t have much, but I can dance.
  • In the studio yesterday. today. tomorrow.
Ballerinas with ballet Instagram captions
  • Ballerinas create magic with their moves.
  • Yes, I can do the splits. No, I will not show you.
  • If this is some kind of therapy, then I found my cure.
  • When you let your heart lead, your feet will gladly follow.
  • Ballet is the poetry of the foot.
  • Life without ballet would be a mistake!
  • In ballet, a complicated story is impossible to tell we can’t dance synonyms.
  • Ballet is a framed painting with legs.
  • Ballet is the only art that lights a fire in my soul.
  • To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful
  • You don’t have to know about ballet to enjoy it, all you have to do is look at it.
  • If you are not having fun, then you are doing it wrong.
  • Let yourself go for a moment and dance.
  • Ballet is the only thing that makes sense.
  • Express yourself in dance. It’s not a competition.
  • Need me some ballet therapy.
  • Dance like nobody’s watching.
  • Dance till they can’t ignore you.
  • I may be single but my pirouettes are not.
  • Happiness is a good book, a cup of tea, and getting all the ballet positions just right!
  • To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Dance Captions, Rave Captions, Music Captions, Weekend Captions and Weekend Quotes.

Short Ballerina Captions

  • Ballet Academy Vibes.
  • This is what art is.
  • Movement therapy.
  • Feel the beat.
  • Cheaper than therapy.
  • Ballet on my mind.
  • Turnout for what?
  • Ballet is this thing I do for me.
  • I can’t fly so I dance.
  • Not a beat was missed.
Ballerina with short ballerina captions
  • When in doubt, dance it out.
  • Feet don’t fail me now!
  • Feeling free.
  • Ballet >>>>
  • Make me move.
  • It’s the passion for me.
  • Eat. Sleep. Dance. Repeat.
  • In my training era.
  • Dance to your rhythm.

Short Ballet Quotes for Instagram

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett

“Why walk when you can dance?” – Ellen van Dam.

“Don’t underestimate yourself. You are more capable than you think.” – Misty Copeland.

“A real ballerina must fill her space with her own personality” – Natalia Makarova.

Ballerina with short ballet quotes for Instagram by Makarova

“Dance is an art, paint your dream and follow it.” – Steven Thompson.

“Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” – Martha Graham.

“Dance is a little insanity that does us all good.” – Edward Demby.

“The pain of discipline” is far less than the pain of regret.” – Devon Teuscher.

“The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.” – Mata Hahi.

“You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams.” – Gene Kelly.

“It (ballet) is a perfect medium for the expression of spiritual love.” – Ayn Rand.

“People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them.” – Judith Jamison.

“Ballet is like a rose. It is beautiful and you admire it, but you don’t ask what it means.” – George Balanchine.

Ballerina with inspirational ballet Instagram quotes by Balanchine

“Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham.

“Dancers are the athletes of God.” – Albert Einstein.

“There was something in her movements that made you think she never walked but always danced…” – L.M. Montgomery.

“The job of feet is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” – Amit Kalantri.

People with short dance quotes for Instagram

“In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: they are better.” – George Balanchine.

“Ballet is a universe of the imagination, a place of magic and enchantment, beauty and romance.” – Trudy Garfunkel.

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham.

So there you have it, our list of quotes and captions. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your ballet photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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