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When burlesque began, it was all about spoofing Shakespeare and showing off ladies' scandalous ankles; needless to say, it's come a LONG way. Innovators like Dita Von Teese have brought this old-school art back into the conversation — and it's a fun way to shake up your sex and fitness routines. Corvette Le Face is a New York-based burlesque dancer who has strutted her stuff from Paris to Queens and everywhere in between. Drawing from The Burlesque Handbook by New York School of Burlesque headmistress Jo Weldon, Corvette brings a modern twist to traditional burlesque. We asked her to teach us six simple (but seductive) moves — read ahead for a lesson in sexy.
Styled by Courtney Ann; Hair styled by Bradley Irion; Makeup by Andrew Colvin; Special thanks to The Box.