She decided to leave her technical training and began to dance in a way that seemed to her more natural. She felt that pointe shoe , ballerina costumes as well as ballet vocabulary were too confining. She expressed freedom of movement in her movements, dresses.
Was more well known than either of the above, and is often recognized as the first modern dancer.
She captivated Michel Fokine during a tour including Europe and Russia, and influenced his choreography as well as his ideas about costuming. On the same tour, Anna Pavlova was influenced by the fluidity of her dancing.
Danced as if by instinct. Wore flowing gowns, danced barefoot, and used natural movements like hopping, running, swaying, and skipping. Her dances portrayed her passion for dance, and displayed exceptional musicality. Although her movement seemed improvisational, each was carefully choreographed with a specific shape. For her, the solar plexus was the area from which all movement was generated.
Was known for stopping in the middle of a piece, and discussing some hot issue political issue of the time