Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner
Ballet Barre for the Adult
Absolute Beginner

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$39.99

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BALLET BARRE FOR THE
ADULT ABSOLUTE BEGINNER

IMPROVE YOUR POSTURE & BALANCE.
STRENGTHEN YOUR FEET & LEGS.

DESCRIPTION

Here is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of ballet dancing for those who have never studied ballet or haven’t danced since childhood—a “Do-Along” video you can actually follow and do. Get in touch with your body and your senses while learning how to do the basic movements that are the essence of ballet dancing. Each exercise is first shown and explained in detail by Finis Jhung, and then it is demonstrated by a student while Finis stands by and coaches. Get ready to make an intense inner journey with beautiful music and movement that can transform your body and your soul.

SPECIAL FEATURE:

Play the video in 3 modes: Full Class, Individual Exercises, or Workout Mode where you can play the video without instruction

EXERCISES

1. Stretches
2. Posture
3. Turnout, demi-plié, relevé balance
4. Almost-isometric grand plié, relevé balance
5. Almost-isometric grand plié, side-view (off the barre)
6. Shaping the arms and hands: port de bras
7. Bend the body with port de bras
8. Pointe tendu
9. Pointe tendu (off the barre)
10. Tendu-dégagé to the side, bend the body, relevé balance, spot
11. Tendu-dégagé to the front & back, relevé balance, spot
12. Rond de jambe par terre
13. Rond de jambe par terre (off the barre)
14. Bend the body, port de bras (off the barre)
15. Pointe tendu, demi-plié in fifth position, relevé balance, spot
16. Battement fondu
17. Dégagé side, relevé balance
18. Battement fondu relevé
BONUS: Floor Stretch

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Customer Comments.

“I have practiced along with your DVD for the Adult Absolute Beginner, and I enjoy that all of the steps are broken down and explained and that the pace is one that I can keep up with. Please tell me the next DVD that you recommend. Thank you very much for a high quality product.”
— Sylvia Lausted, Social Worker, Spokane, WA

“I have often spoken to adults who gave up dancing long ago and miss it and now here is the perfect class for them to reconnect to this wonderful art form. The clear instructions, the lovely music and the beautiful demonstrations come together in this well considered class to make learning to dance enjoyable for even the most hesitant beginner. Confidence is built from one exercise to the next until the point is reached where the magic of dance actually begins and then everything flows from there.”
— Judith Chestnut, Erina, NSW, Australia