Ballet Steps for Kids – Beginners Especially!

ballet steps for kids

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!

What Is A Perfect Ballerina Body?

perfect ballerina body

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?

Ballet Tips For Beginners

ballet tips for beginners

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

All The Basic Ballet Positions Explained

Here are some basic ballet positions explanations and illustrations for you.   There are 5 basic foot positions and 5 basic arm positions in ballet – 1st to 5th position in both feet and arms. Basic Ballet Positions Illustrations Here are some ballet positions illustrations and descriptions to help you to understand them in your … Read more All The Basic Ballet Positions Explained

Turnout In Ballet and How To Increase Your Turnout

turnout in ballet

Turnout in ballet is a very controversial subject, and every ballet dancer wants to achieve perfect turnout. But how does turnout actually work and what are the limits. Let’s look at some of the muscle groups and ways in which we can increase our turnout in ballet. Why is this and why do we need … Read more Turnout In Ballet and How To Increase Your Turnout

How To Strengthen Feet Especially For Dancers

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Because feet are a very important part of our anatomy let’s look at how to strengthen feet. If we have problems with our feet, we will almost certainly have problems elsewhere in our bodies. It is a worthwhile exercise to take good care of your feet, to ensure that they stay healthy and strong well … Read more How To Strengthen Feet Especially For Dancers

How To Protect Your Feet, Ankles, Calves And Legs

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As a ballet dancer, you know that your feet, ankles, calves, and legs are your most valuable assets. Let’s look at ways on how to protect your feet and safeguard your lower extremities, as well as common injuries and how you can avoid them. How To Protect Your Feet And What To Watch For Dancers … Read more How To Protect Your Feet, Ankles, Calves And Legs

Ballet Positions Feet – How Do I Teach Them to Little Dancers

ballet steps for kids

The best way to teach the ballet positions feet to little ones, is to use a language that little dancers will understand.  It is not important in a five year old’s mind to learn what 1st Position is, they are just there to dance and have fun. With little ballerinas it is best to stick to … Read more Ballet Positions Feet – How Do I Teach Them to Little Dancers

Ballet Lessons Online – Should You Be Doing Them?

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With the internet, we are able to do so much more nowadays than say twenty years ago.  You can even go as far as having ballet lessons online.  We would have had a good laugh at this all those years ago, but now it seems almost normal. Yep, all you need to do is Google … Read more Ballet Lessons Online – Should You Be Doing Them?