This DVD takes the viewer through three sample classes at different technical levels. With the help of her student Christina Beskou (herself a noted teacher) and by using advanced filming techniques, Maria Fay demonstrates the methodical building up of her system. There is no dancer in the world that should dance another day or live through the agony of another injury without having seen the accompanying DVD. Maria Fay and Christina Beskou take you through exercises that can keep you fit, not only throughout your career, but also throughout what can be a termination of your career–a broken leg, a sprained foot, a pulled muscle. The floor barre techinique also helps the rest of us, the amatuer dancers, the wanna-be dancers, or the simply fitness-cautious to keep in shape.
Get ready for a jaw-dropping, eye-popping experience as you watch Gold-Silver-Bronze Medalist Joseph Michael Gatti perform the variations from Black Swan and Le Corsaire and then show "How It's Done" with Finis Jhung. Here is a thrilling display of the male bravura technique - all the virtuoso steps that stop the show and make audiences stand and cheer. Joe's ability to turn is uncanny - he finishes most all his turns, including 9 pirouettes - on demi-pointe.
Ballet Yoga combines the best fundamentals of both yoga and ballet to create amazing toned,lean muscles in your body. By integrating the finest of these schools of techniques, you get the benefits of the strengthening and toning exercises of ballet repetitions while still flowing through the beneficial vinyasa yoga sequence. Choreographed around the normal sun salutation of yoga, Nicky has combined some ballet movements into the practices to enhance the sequences such as focusing on core moves and creating perfect posture without interrupting the nature of a yoga practice. This DVD has been divided into 3 x 20 minute routines that will add a new dimension to your yoga, fitness or dance routine while giving you the grace and poise of a dancer and yogini. This is Nicky's second DVD. Her first was Ballet Fitness.
Instructional video excellent for alignment, strength building and lengthening. Gentle and effective technique for injury recuperation. Physician enforced.
Shape a lean and long dancer's body with Sculpt & Burn Cardio Blast! Form trim legs, a tight butt, firm core and strong upper body with low-impact cardio elements, light weights and targeted mat work. Includes two 30-minute total body toning workouts to really get your heart rate up! TOTAL BODY STRENGTH & CARDIO: Engage your core with standing abs, and sculpt long, lean ballet muscles with total body toning, cardio elements and light weight work. TOTAL BODY TONING: Sculpt a tight core and butt with mat work, then really work to elongate the legs with focused exercises and light stretching.
A Hollywood Workout At Home! For over a decade, fitness experts Gillian Marloth and Teigh McDonough have inspired women with Yoga Booty Ballet, a mix of dance, yoga, and body sculpting. Now the most popular workout in Hollywood can be experienced "live" right in your own home! Follow Gillian and Teigh as they lead actual classes through these funky, booty shakin' routines. Each video draws from a different dance style to get you movin' and groovin' and shedding pounds and inches.
Ballet Dancers always have slender bodies that are both strong and lean with lovely proportion and gorgeous body lines. One of the greatest secrets to a dancer's body is ballet conditioning which focuses on all muscle groups. In this unique program your muscles will work smoothly in unison to create a long streamlined silhouette with flat abs a lean lower body and beautifully defined curves. Moving gracefully and fluidly through this series of exercises you will strengthen and stretch your way to a dancers body.