"Every child dances, and then you learn not to." -  Mark Morris

Some of the models that appear in the Youthful Ambition series also appear in other series, such as Youth & Decay.

Teenage boys taping their hands before a Muay Thai fight

Youthful Ambition

Youthful Ambition is a series of images by American photographer Christopher Ryan. Some of these portraits are pulled from other series, such as Youth and Urban Decay while others are shot specifically for th...

Mallakhamb Performers

I was very fortunate to spend an afternoon with mallakhamb performers at Gurukulam Shiksha this past March.  Read further to learn the definition of mallakhamb and see photos of these amazing athletes. M...