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Flexibility Workout For Dancers

Flexibility exercises for dancers.. don’t always look like ballet barre exercises or modern warm ups. “For some students it is essential they do short brief stretching sequences daily, or multiple times a day.  I like a lot of the effective stretches on the chair because it means they can briefly stretch during their school day […]

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Increase Ballet Turnout For Your Work In Ballet Toe Shoes

What Is Your Potential For Ballet Turnout? Some dancer’s thighs are in a different position in their hip sockets, which allows more turnout.  And, the hip socket itself can be slanting a little forward, allowing less turnout, or more to the side, allowing for more turnout. You are born with a specific hip socket and […]

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Ballet Toe Shoes – Need An Extra Dance Advantage?

Ballet Toe Shoes – Gain An Extra Dance Advantage Young dancers usually have dreams of dancing in ballet toe shoes when they sign up for ballet classes. The beautiful tutus, and the pink satin pointe shoes are the picture they have in their mind when they go to ballet classes. Many adult ballet beginners would […]

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Flexibilty Exercises For Dancers – Stretch The Psoas Muscle

Flexibility Exercises For Dancers – Get A Higher Leg Extension To The Back The iliopsoas, or psoas muscle, can be lengthened, which will allow you to keep your back upright when you perform a high leg extension to the back, or derriere, in ballet terms. This is also your arabesque position, with variations of the […]

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