Archive for February, 2012

Music For Ballet Class III – Dance

Music For Ballet Class III – Dance

Music For Ballet Class III - Dance

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Three Year Old at her Ballet Class

She felt left out, her brother grabbed the limelight first. This is her ‘work in progress’. See if you can guess which one my daughter, India. This was taken at the Pamela Hayes Classical Dance studio in Curtis Park, Sacramento, CA. Evil Copyright Demons made me take off the lovely Art Tatum number ‘My One and Only Love’, I used as backing music. This sucks – DMCA, MPIAA etc, you all suck!

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HOW to extend my time in Ballet Class?

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Question by Josephine: HOW to extend my time in Ballet Class?
I am 13, starting Ballet next year, at 14. I will be having Ballet Class for beginner for 1 hour/week in the nearby Community Club. Do you think it is enough? I wish to extend the lesson, but not sure if it is possible that I go for two different Ballet lesson a week because they are actually learning the same thing as we do or in some cases, learning slower than mine. But the biggest problem is they don’t seem to have a Teen’s Class and they rarely start a Ballet Grade 1 Class. It is usually pre-primary and primary classes meant for children. I only can get 1 hour/week lesson! But I wish to learn till Ballet Grade 8 and be a Ballet teacher!

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Ballet Class Combinations

Ballet Concert

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Ballet Unchained: A Ballet Class at Home (Intermediate/Advanced)

Ballet Unchained: A Ballet Class at Home (Intermediate/Advanced)

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100 Lessons in Classical Ballet: The Eight-Year Program of Leningrad’s Vaganova Choreographic School

100 Lessons in Classical Ballet: The Eight-Year Program of Leningrad’s Vaganova Choreographic School

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Weight loss, music and school motivation?

Well I’m 13 and i won’t to loose 2kg, I’m quite fit but i don’t know what things to do to loose more weight, I have been dancing since i was 4 but I’m still the chubby one in my ballet class. I play guitar but sometimes i can’t be bothered to sit down with my guitar and sheets in front of me and play. My exams are coming up in 2 weeks and i haven’t started studying yet, i have 2 book reports and a play portfolio due in a week and I haven’t even started. I can’t be motivated to do anything and its stressing me out.

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Blue ballet slippers

A few nice ballet images:

Blue ballet slippers
ballet terms

Image by sldownard
Working variegated yarn from two balls turned out to work surprisingly neatly in terms of color match-ups. That said, they seem a bit flimsy, I thought the yarn was bulkier than it turns out to have been, and so I don’t know how well they’re going to look once they’re felted.

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Weekend picks: Warm up with Joffrey’s Winter Fire

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ballet class warm up

Taken during warm-up time at Sophie’s ballet class. (Photo: Stephen Spencer)

Weekend picks: Warm up with Joffrey’s ‘Winter Fire’
AP File Photo By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart The Joffrey Ballet’s alloyed repertory affairs “Winter Fire” continues this weekend with two Joffrey premieres by choreographers William Forsythe and Wayne McGregor, additional a abiding admired by Christopher.

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Ballet Class with Reina

Live music in the class, all exercises are explained by the teacher and then performed both right and left with the music and the dancer. No rewinding or zapping back necessary! Your teacher in this class is Ingve Groven And your example danser is Young na Hyun Contents Live music in all the class, exercises are explained by the teacher and then performed both right and left with the music and Young na Hyun together. No rewinding necessary! 1.Plié 2. Slow battement tendu from 1st 3. Slow battement tendu from 5th 4.Battement tendu from 5th 5. Battement dégagé/jeté 6. Rond de jambe par terre 7. Fondu 8. Frappé 9. Adagio 10. Grand battement 11. Long adagio music from Mark Pogolski for you to have a stretch and a glass of water. 12. Battement tendu. centre 13. Adagio, centre 14. Battement dégagé, centre 15. Pirouette exercise, the music continues for two full repetitions of the exercise before you start to the left 16. Small jumps, Music continues 17. Assemble, Music continues 18. Jeté jumps, music continues 19. Petit allegro, music continues 20. Grand Allegro, music continues The DVD version of this class has an extra audio track with the teacher guiding you through and coaching all through the class. This track can be switched of through the DVD menu after you have heard it often enough. We recomend beginners to use this option.

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