There are many wonderful ballet steps for kids that they can do during class and at home for practice. When dealing with ballet positions for kids, one has to be careful to choose exercises that are appropriate for the age and strength of the child. Doing exercises before the child is ready for it could … Read more Ballet Steps for Kids – Beginners Especially!
Ballet bar exercises make up almost 50% of the ballet class at times, and bar work has been going on as long as ballet has been around. Some people think that ballet bar exercises are outdated, and they are not needed anymore in the training of ballet. As a ballet student, you will either love … Read more Ballet Bar Exercises – Why On Earth Do We Need To Do Bar Exercises?
Are you a ballet dancer who is thinking about taking ballet dancing to the next level as a possible career? Are you wondering if you have the perfect ballerina body type for this? As you probably already know, ballet is a visual art, and the more aesthetically pleasing your body is the better you will … Read more What Is A Perfect Ballerina Body?
In this article, I would like to look at Zoom and how to use Zoom Video Conferencing to teach your dance classes. I teach various dance forms, and some classes are easier to teach than others. I find that ballet works best, followed by contemporary dance. Hip hop is difficult because of the speed, and … Read more How To Use Zoom Video Conferencing To Teach Dancing
Vaslav Nijinsky Biography Vaslav Nijinsky is one of the most famous male ballet dancers to ever have graced our planet, so that is why I couldn’t have a ballet blog without at least having a Vaslav Nijinsky biography somewhere on it. Even though we have only the testimony of eye-witnesses and the frozen images of … Read more Vaslav Nijinsky Biography – His Life In a Nutshell
Le Spectre De La Rose is a ballet in one act (choreographic tableau) about a young girl who dreams of dancing with the spirit of a souvenir rose from her first ball. Jean-Louise Vaudoyer based the ballet story on a verse by Theophile Gautier. The Le Spectre De La Rose Ballet was originally choreographed by … Read more Le Spectre De La Rose Ballet – Still Famous Over A Hundred Years Later
If you are looking for the Ballet Petrushka Synopsis, you can scroll down a little, but first a little history. Petrushka is considered a Burlesque ballet and it is done in one act and four tableaux. It was first performed by Ballets Russes at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on the 13th of June … Read more Petrushka Synopsis And A Brief History
Here is a post dedicated to the subject on how to dance with pointe shoes, as it is not as easy as ballerina’s make it look. It is the dream of every little girl who does ballet to dance in pointe shoes. In fact, all my pupils at some stage of their training ask me … Read more How To Dance With Pointe Shoes – Tips For The Class Room
The Scheherazade Ballet is another one of those old Russian Ballets that has stood the test of time. In this article, I will be looking at both the Scheherazade ballet story and history, as I love to see how these old ballets originated and were put together. A Bit Of Ballet History The original Scheherazade … Read more Scheherazade Ballet Story And History
If you are looking at starting ballet classes, especially as an adult, you will probably be looking for ballet tips for beginners, so these are some of my tips on how to start training for ballet, especially if you start when you are older than the normal age of five. If you are an adult … Read more Ballet Tips For Beginners