Hello! I'm new to this forum! Straight to the point, I'm 22 years old and I want to take ballet classes. I've taken classes before for some months, when I was in high school, but it was hard for me to keep up because I have had partial spinal fusion (up to the 4th lumbar vertebra, I think) due to a car accident. This causes my lower back to not bend at all. Moreover, my lower spine, at the level of the fusion, is stuck in a crooked position (read: scoliosis that can't get fixed ). The scoli