Simple But Effective Ankle Strengtheners for Dancers
Even after years of pointework, ankle strengthening never stops. Freshen up your warm-up routine with these three daily exercises from Leigh Heflin Ponniah, MA, MSc, from the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries of the New York University Langone Medical Center. Although the movements are subtle, “the
Stretches for PlumBand
For such a simple and compact item, the PlumBand enables a surprising breadth and depth of stretch and strength training. The stretches below will give you a start, but really the limit is your own ingenuity. Let us know how these stretches work for you. And if you invent your own, tell us about it using the hashtag #d
Max Out Your Turnout
Christina Pazcoguin, a teacher at Pure Barre in NYC and a former ballet dancers, walks us through three stretching and strengthening exercises to help you achieve your best possible turnout. (Click the image to zoom!) Want to see these exercises (and a bonus!) in real time? Check out the tutorial vi...
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Life can be hectic, and it can be difficult to stay in shape. Keeping up with your ballet technique can seem overwhelming. But you don’t have to go to class everyday to benefit from . . .
Scottish Ballet Health & Fitness: Episode 1 - 'Core' de Ballet
Tone up with Scottish Ballet’s Core De Ballet, a specialised introduction to core-based ballet exercises. Join Gyrotonics Instructor Kate Menzies and dancers…