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The Art of Pointework Level 1
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The Art of Pointework Level 1

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Starring:
Finis Jhung
Producer:
Ballet Dynamics Inc.
Level:
Advanced
Genre:
Ballet
Format:
DVD
Running Time:
56 minutes
Release Date:
2011
Availability:
Available
 

 Summary

Learn all about the construction of the pointe shoe and how to find the shoe for you. A former New York City Ballet dancer shows you special foot and ankle strengthening exercises, how to correctly prepare your shoe and foot, and how to tie your ribbons. You will learn to use your weight and energy so that you can roll up and down on pointe with delicate strength and ease.

EXERCISES:
1. Rolling up & down, feet parallel
2. Rolling up & down. 1st & 2nd positions
3. Rolling up in plié. 1st & 2nd positions
4. Combining exercises 2 & 3
5. Demi & grand pliés, relevés. 1st, 2nd, 5th positions
6. Plié, relevé, balance. 1st position
7. Tendu, relevé, demi plié en croix
8. Quick relevés from 3/4 to full pointe. 1st & 2nd positions
9. Sous-sus, placing the feet in 5th position
10. Battement tendu, plié, relevé in 4th position
11. échappé sur les pointes, sous-sus
12. Piqué pas de bourrée, couru
13. échappé sur les pointes, sous-sus, pique pas de bourrée
14. échappé, plié in second, sous-sus, pique pas de bourrée

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