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.
|Publisher:||Princeton Book Company|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.47(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About 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.