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Improve Ballet Technique - Here's Some Excellent Help

Updated on September 15, 2014

How To Improve Ballet Technique/How To Improve Ballet Posture - Practice, Practice.

If you want to Improve Ballet Technique you will have to practice at home. One lesson a week is not enough. When I was young, about grades 8-12, I was in the privileged position to have at least one ballet lesson everyday, except Sunday, of course! Unfortunately, that is not always possible.

Fortunately, you do not have to do that, you can practice at home, with the help of ballet books and videos. With a book such as Classical Ballet Technique, (from Amazon) it is like having a ballet teacher in your home at all hours!

To improve ballet technique takes dedication and hard work, but if it is your dream to be a ballet dancer, you will have to do it. If you love dancing, like I did, you will love dancing every spare second you have!

Remember, a part of improving your ballet technique is posture.

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To Improve Ballet Technique - Work On Your Posture

Good posture is essential in ballet. If you want to Improve Ballet Technique, you have to think about the correct posture when doing EVERY SINGLE exercise! Absolutely nothing will work without the correct posture.

So, concentrating on correct posture is the very beginning of your quest to improve ballet technique. Working on any problems will be fruitless if you do not have a good posture.

This takes time, true, but still you have to think about it whilst practicing, especially at home. This is why Classical Ballet Technique is such a great help. I'm really impressed with this book. Especially all the great photoa that will really be a good help to you.

This will make improving your ballet technique very easy.

Do you agree that dancers should all go through classical ballet training even if they want a career in more modern ways of dancing?

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Ballet History

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To Improve Ballet Technique - Barre Work

Do your battements tendus, do your grand battements etc. Each of those exercises forms the basis for better technique. And all the time, keep a good posture in mind. To improve ballet technique there is no short cuts.

OK, so I do not want to make you despondent. Doing all this is not difficult. If you love dancing, you will love the practice. Get suitable music and enjoy yourself!

Once again, I have to say that I'm impressed with Classical Ballet Technique. You will have a lot of facts. Included are also photos to show you exactely how every step should be done.

Have a look at the book, it has everything you need. Use it and you will see improvement, much easier than trying to do it on your own. This will make the problem of how to Improve Ballet Technique no problem any more.

Do you agree that it is necessary to practise at home to improve your ballet technique

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Famous Ballet Dancers

All through the development of Ballet there were the famous Ballet dancer that became legends and whose names we will always remember and associate with Ballet:

Marie Taglioni (1804-1884)

Anna Pavlova (1881- 1931)

Vaslav Nijinsky (1890- 1950)

Rudolf Nureyev (1983-1993)

Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991)

Other famous ballet dancers (not a complete list, simply to demonstrate that Ballet is still alive and well)

Alicia Alonso (Born 1920)

Beryl Grey (Born 1927)

Darcey Bussell (Born 1969)

Julie Kent (Born 1969)

Svetlana Lunkina (Born 1979)


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      AJ 

      6 years ago from Australia

      I definitely aspire to be in the audience of a Bolshoi ballet! Blessings.

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