"Everything was beautiful at the ballet," is a famous quote from the classic Broadway musical A Chorus Line, and it definitely holds true when it comes to body ink! Whether you grew up in pointe shoes or just love Dance Moms, many people have a connection to ballet.
There's something magical about ballet slippers — the worn-in leather smell, the soft feeling of frayed ribbons, and that perfect dusty pastel pink colour. And dancers themselves are mesmerising to watch as turn, leap, in move in seemingly immortal ways (So You Think You Can Dance fans may remember the time Melanie Moore basically flew into Neil Haskell's arms onstage). So it's not surprising that many people choose to permanently ink images of dancers and their accessories.
Keep reading to see some of the most beautiful ballet and dance-themed tattoo ideas from Instagram.