Ana Luisa Rubio Cardoso, center, teaches ballet to Arleth Villamil Callejas, left, and Marianabel García at her studio in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico. With no limits on age or experience, Rubio Cardoso welcomes anyone as her student. She says anyone can learn to dance and she uses techniques appropriate to the abilities of each person.
Manokaran Chandrakala weaves a blanket at a handloom training center in Cheddikulam, Vavuniya district, Sri Lanka. The center, run by the Department of Industries, trains young women to make such goods as garments, towels and blankets in an effort to provide employment opportunities and to boost production in rural areas.
Demian, a street artist who withheld his last name for fear of legal repercussions, juggles with fire in front of cars stopped at a traffic light in Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Demian, who lives on the street, says he believes art should be out in public and accessible to all.