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Ballet for Beginners – What You Need

Ballet for Beginners - What You NeedFor children, learning to ballet dance is an extremely positive experience. It provides them with an excellent form of exercise and is a great way to develop their social and interpersonal skills from a very early age. If your child wants to attend ballet classes, then there are a few basics pieces of dancewear which they will need.

If you go to any dance classes or look at any pictures of dancers you will notice one piece of dancewear worn by all dancers; this is the leotard. It’s an extremely important piece of dancewear that your child will require for dance classes as it enables for complete freedom of movement in a way that no other garment does. You may wonder why your child can’t simply put on a baggy pair of joggers and loose t-shirt which would allow them to move in a similar fashion. The reason that this is not suitable is that ballet is an art form which is all about precision and technical perfection. In order for your child’s teacher to help them achieve this, it’s important for them to be able to clearly see the placement of their body during dance classes. Whilst joggers and a t-shirt may allow your child to move freely, their teacher won’t be able to assess just how well they’re executing each of the movements they’re trying to perfect. Most dance shops and online retailers are able to provide some good advice on how to find a leotard with a good fit.

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