Steps in Ballet: Basic Exercises at the Barre, Basic Center Exercises, Basic Allegro Steps

Steps in Ballet: Basic Exercises at the Barre, Basic Center Exercises, Basic Allegro Steps

by Thalia Mara, George Bobrizky
     
 


Instructive techniques for practicing ballet away from class are presented in this compilation of three previously published volumes. Elementary barre exercises, basic arm movements and positions of the body, and elevation and connecting steps are detailed with illustrations and helpful pointers that complement the guidance of a ballet instructor. Correct ballet…  See more details below

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Instructive techniques for practicing ballet away from class are presented in this compilation of three previously published volumes. Elementary barre exercises, basic arm movements and positions of the body, and elevation and connecting steps are detailed with illustrations and helpful pointers that complement the guidance of a ballet instructor. Correct ballet terms are defined and listed in French with phonetic pronunciations. Parents, teachers, and students of ballet will find expert advice in this classic of ballet instruction.

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“Classics in the teaching of ballet technique at the critical beginning levels.”  —Susan Wershing, publisher, Dance Teacher Now

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871272621
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
783,303
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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Meet the Author


Thalia Mara danced with several European ballet companies as a featured soloist before establishing a ballet school in New York. She helped found the Jackson Ballet Guild and the International Ballet Competition held in Jackson, Mississippi. She lives in Jackson, Mississippi.

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