Ballet Strength Perfects Pirouettes
It’s no secret that between running my successful San Diego personal training business, answering your ballet strength questions, and writing/ filming new material for dancers that I don’t get a whole lot of time to go to a studio to take ballet class. This is why I have a ballet barre and marley floor at home. I can give myself class in between clients.
Yesterday I decided to try some pirouettes after having quite a bit of time off from dancing on pointe. On my second attempt I did a quadruple…
Sorry I didn’t finish in fifth position. 🙂
Posted on November 27, 2010, in Ballet, Ballet Strength, Technique Tips and tagged ballet, ballet core, ballet core strength, ballet secrets, ballet strength, ballet strength training, ballet tips, core conditioning for dancers, cross training for dancers, dance help, dancer, dancing on pointe, how to pirouete, pirouettes, pirouettes on pointe, pointe. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.
your turns are amazing and your balance is perfect.
Wow! Are you a natural turner or did you work hard on them to get them so good? Where did you study dance?
I have definitely never been a natural turner. In fact, as a student, I struggled with turns a lot. Having great patient teachers definitely helped me a lot as did starting the ballet strength program that I do.
I studied with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre before starting my professional career.
Not too shabby for having time off. Proves muscle memory for sure.