Ballet Training

PDC BALLET TRAINING

  1. WATCH!!!a. Natalia Osipova – ballerina extraordinaire!
    b. Balanchine’s Jewels clip
  2. Lisa Howell – Pointe Preparation exercises
  3. Kathyrn Morgan Ballet & Pointe + Dancer Tips
  4. Arabesque strengthening exercises 
  5. Turn out exercises
  6. Pointe Warm-up
  7. Miss Tafat’s Ballet Blog
  8. Vaganova Method
  9. Body Breakdown 
  10. Vaganova arm positions DEMO
  11. Arm explanation
  12. Fluid arms & port de bras
  13. Shoulder blades usage: yoga vs. DANCE
  14. Hyperextension –Misty Copeland
  15. Knee hyperextension tips – Denise Wall
  16. Jumping tips – Denise Wall
  17. Lisa Howell’s Ballet Blog  (email Miss Tafat for login info.)
  18. Feet, stretching, and core exercise videos
  19. Pointe Sewing Video
  20. PDC Injury Prevention Guide
  21. Dance Articles:  Art of Proper Turn Out, The Truth About Turnout
  22. BALLET VIDEOSBoston Ballet – Artifact,    Excerpts from American Ballet Theater,   Royal Ballet (London) – “Giselle” rehearsal behind scenes,   Diana Vishneva -Carmen variationBolshoi Ballet (Russia) – American dancer,   Alonzo King LINES ballet – Resin excerpt,    Misty Copeland studio clip,   “Ballet Geometry”
  23. Names to research:  Misty Copeland, Rudolph Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Diana Vishneva, Margot Fonteyn, Sylvie Guillem, Mikaela DePrince, Gelsey Kirkland, Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle, Carlos Acosta, and more……