This is so beautiful, oh my gosh. She's got that crazy back flexibility that rhythmic gymnasts are particularly known for, and her toes!!! I would have killed for those when I was still doing the sport; her arches look just as good as any ballerina's.
I. Am. Dying. That first video was actual perfection. The toss (followed by the two turns and the catch in a half-handstand move) you see at the beginning would have taken years to perfect. The timing, the positioning, the force of the throw, even the way that the ball left her hand...she did it so naturally, so instinctively. In fact, I'm willing to bet that it is instinct; after people get the hang of the toss, they can usually tell where it's going to go/how far it's going to go as soon as the apparatus leaves their hand. I am in awe of the way she caught the ball, though. The strength she would have needed to hold that position, the hours of practice she would have gone through to perfect the move, and not even mentioning the back flexibility needed for that...just wow. I'm going to stop now, because this is getting less and less articulate
(Sidenote: her upper body is to die for, even if her legs aren't the thinnest!)
I just want to add that I absolutely love seeing ballerinas/rhythmic gymnasts/dancers becoming signed models. The strength and flexibility that they're coming in with opens up a ton of new possibilities for photoshoots! It's always cool seeing a girl posing in a kickass dress, but it's even cooler (at least in my opinion!) when she's doing a penche balance at the same time (as Natalia is in the picture posted by @bingeonvogue)
Thank you for introducing me to her!!! I love SGF-it's so easy to find gorgeous, inspirational girls on here <3
Nataliya just posted this to her Instagram, and I thought it was too beautiful a shot not too share. She has a very classic, elegant beauty, and I love this historical-aristocratic look going on here, it really suits her.
Both she and Sofia Tesmenitskaya were members of the Russian National Rythic Gymnastics team and Natalia achieved Master Sport International (basically a Russian National champ) which is no small feat.
I adore rhythmic gymnasts. Long lean lines combined with strength, control, and total body awareness lends itself perfectly to modeling. Her posing is always so graceful and elegant... I mean could you imagine what Kendall, Bella, or just about any other model, would look like attempting this?
''Do you want me to make a video of my workout? ''Your tips how not to gain tons of weight during the quarantine. Is it possible with out doing workouts?
-Haha, now I'm gaining weight and I don't care Well, honestly I don't gain much weight (she means, she's naturally skinny).
I also noticed that when I work out a lot, I gain more. So, now I do a quick workout to have a toned body.