Mind + Body

Ballet Fitness

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    1. How to do a Ballet Passé
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    Learn how to do a passé, a fundamental ballet movement that’s easy to learn and used in many common ballet steps--such as pirouettes and développés.

    Learn how to do a passé, a fundamental ballet movement that’s easy to learn and used in many common ballet steps--such as pirouettes and développés.

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    2. How to do a Ballet Pointe Step
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    Amateur or experienced, look the part of a regal ballet dancer by practicing a few steps. In this ballet lesson, Kira shows you how to do the pointe technique.

    Amateur or experienced, look the part of a regal ballet dancer by practicing a few steps. In this ballet lesson, Kira shows you how to do the pointe technique.

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    3. Ballet Tone Technique
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    Discover the beautiful movement that your body is capable of! Follow along with this intermediate ballet barre routine, followed by a short Pilates workout.

    Discover the beautiful movement that your body is capable of! Follow along with this intermediate ballet barre routine, followed by a short Pilates workout.

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    4. Classical Ballet Barre Workout
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    This classical ballet barre routine is as traditional as it gets. Try this excellent workout - no ballet experience necessary. Pick up the positions in no time!

    This classical ballet barre routine is as traditional as it gets. Try this excellent workout - no ballet experience necessary. Pick up the positions in no time!

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    5. Barre B Firm & Toned Workout
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    Do you want to be a Barre B? This ballet inspired workout routine tones your stomach, arms, and legs, but is low impact enough for everyday!

    Do you want to be a Barre B? This ballet inspired workout routine tones your stomach, arms, and legs, but is low impact enough for everyday!

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16 Comments
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Adia S
is this like a piquè or is there a difference between the two?
Kira Elste
Yes! well done :) It is absolutely a pique! Sometimes teachers who were trained differently (eg. Cecchetti, Royal School, Vaganova, etc) tend to prioritize different terms out of habit. :)
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Jennifer A
Such fun - great to learn the right technique!
Kira Elste
Well done! yes, technique is super important!
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Amber l
This is awesome for my daughters!
Kira Elste
Hi Amber! Great, I certainly hope that your daughters have fun with it! More dance coming soon :)
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Natalia A
Pretty! Love learning these!! Hope more are on the way!
Kira Elste
Thanks a million for the feedback! We'll definitely be publishing more for all of you, and we love requests!
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Jessica b
Is it possible if yu could do a lesson over 2nd turns?? Or switch leap?
Kira Elste
Hi Jessica, Certainly! We will work on it! Great choices :)
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