Barre Practice Week 6 – Prep for Fouetté

Wow! I am really impressed with all your hard work and dedication. You’ve been practicing so much and it’s showing. We’ve been really focusing on basic movements and terminology and you’re getting stronger each class. This week I want to take a brief detour from the basics and talk about something a bit more advanced,
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Barre Practice Week 4 – Battement

We’ve made it to week 4 in Barre Class. You have worked hard and proven that you are a dedicated dancer. Not to mention this is just a whole lot of fun. Muscle memory should be kicking in this week and moving through the foot positions such as 1st Position to 2nd, 3rd and 4th
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Barre Practice Week 2 – Basic Feet 2

          You’ve made it through Week 1 and it wasn’t so scary, right? Hopefully, you’ve been practicing the things we were working on last week because we’re going to be building on them in the next 15 weeks. Remember to take your time and proceed only as you feel comfortable. You need
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Barre Practice Week 1 – Basic Feet

During week one we will be getting warmed up to some of the ballet terminology. Learning ballet vocabulary is just as important as learning the movements. Practice the vocabulary as you move through the positions. Talking to yourself out loud while you are practicing is a sure way to etch it into your memory. Try to
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