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  Ballet Lesson, Ballet Videos, Ballet Class, Ballet Books, Dance, Beginner Ballet, Ballet Links, Ballet Classics, ...
The Visual Dictionary of Ballet for Children is broken down into 4 chapters: Chapter 1 - The Dictionary of Ballet Technique, includes positions of the arms feet and body, including the basic techniques of ballet.
Ballet 101 is an easy to follow, hands-on tape that is based upon the syllabus of a major University of California program and is endorsed by private instructors.
Ballet 201 is an easy-to-follow, hands-on tape that is based upon the syllabus of a major University of California program and is endorsed by private instructors.
www.balletlessons.net /page2.html   (2480 words)

  
  Ballet Clocks Clock - Ballerina
Many ballet techniques bear a striking similarity to fencing positions and footwork, perhaps due to their development during the same periods of history; but more likely because both arts had similar requirements in terms of balance and movement.
Ballet has its root in Renaissance court spectacle in Italy, but was particularly shaped by the French ballet de cour, which consisted of social dances performed by the nobility in tandem with music, speech, verse, song, pageant, decor and costume.
Ballet began to develop as a separate art form in France during the reign of Louis XIV, who was passionate about dance and determined to reverse a decline in dance standards that began in the 17th century.
angiespillows.com /balletmainpage.html   (603 words)

  
 Ballet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ballet is best known for its unique features and techniques such as pointe work and high extensions, as well as its graceful, precise movements, ethereal qualities, and for a wonderful show to just sit back and relax to.
Ballet began to develop as a separate, performance-focused art form in France during the reign of Louis XIV, who was passionate about dance and determined to reverse a decline in dance standards that began in the 17th century.
Ballet techniques are generally grouped by the area in which they originated, such as Russian ballet, French ballet, Italian ballet, and American ballet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ballet   (1098 words)

  
 Dancing Online, History of Ballet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The court ballet reached its peak during the reign (1643-1715) of Louis XIV, whose title the Sun King was derived from a role he danced in a ballet.
Many of the ballets presented at his court were created by the Italian-French composer Jean Baptiste Lully and the French choreographer Pierre Beauchamp, who is said to have defined the five positions of the feet.
The romantic ballet was not restricted, however, to the subject of otherworldly beings.
www.ccs.neu.edu /home/yiannis/dance/history.html   (2202 words)

  
 CBC News Indepth: Ballet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A well-executed ballet, however, transports the audience into a fantasy world where dancers defy gravity as they leap, maintain balance during dizzying spins, glide along their tiptoes and rise into the air as if light as a feather.
Though it may encompass incredible technicality and difficulty, a ballet's audience is only aware of its ability to personify or evoke emotion – from rage to jealousy to love – simply though the movements and the lines of the dancers' bodies.
Ballet originates as the court entertainment of Renaissance Italy, where the ruling aristocracy patronizes the arts and compete with each other by holding elaborate, costly parties featuring dance performances by their subjects.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/ballet   (1534 words)

  
 Chronic Achilles Tendonitis in Ballet Dancers: More Than Just Tendons
The sickled-in position indicates that the dancer is unable to maintain foot control during ballet techniques.
The ballet dancer was improperly trained by his or her early ballet teachers.
In the dancer's quest to learn more advanced ballet techniques, he or she has forgotten to practice his or her basic techniques.
www.chiroweb.com /archives/23/16/04.html   (1208 words)

  
 Glossary of ballet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A significant part of ballet terminology is in the French language.
In classical ballet it is done on the pointes or demi-pointes (on the balls of the feet).
The famous 32 fouettés that mark a virtuosic high point in Swan Lake and other ballets are actually fouettés en tournant (turning), where it is the working leg, not the torso, that does the whipping movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glossary_of_ballet_terms   (3412 words)

  
 Ballet DVD and VHS Video. Dance Instructional Videos
Ballet 101 is an easy to follow, hands-on tape that is based upon the syllabus of a major University of California program and is endorsed by private instructors.
Ballet 201 is an easy-to-follow, hands-on tape that is based upon the syllabus of a major University of California program and is endorsed by private instructors.
Ballet II with Juan Sanchez Juan methodically builds on the exercises and class formatting set forth in Ballet One to assure a sound, solid curriculum.
securesearch.org /ballet_video/index.html   (4796 words)

  
 American Ballet & Conditioning Studios- Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Day is certified to teach ballet through and is an active member of Dance Masters of America where she enjoys drawing even more insights on teaching from the many experienced members throughout the nation.
Known for her fun and challenging stretch/conditioning and ballet classes, Anna is a favorite guest of ABAC students.
With her uncanny ability to exploit unrecognized potential in a dancer, her motivational techniques and untiring teaching style produce results her students are proud of.
www.dayballet.org /staff/index.html   (788 words)

  
 Ballet
Ballet technique class for nonmajors with previous ballet training who wish to continue study on the intermediate/advanced level.
The second semester of a two-semester ballet technique sequence for modern dance majors that should be taken in the same academic year.
The student will be expected to be a member of Utah Ballet or Ballet West and research a role they will be given to dance at some point during their senior year and write a self-assessment and analysis of the role(s) in the ballet(s).
www.acs.utah.edu /GenCatalog/crsdesc/balle.html   (3850 words)

  
 Ballet DVD, VHS. Dance Instructional Videos. Ballet Performances, Ballet Instruction Videos. Great Ballet performance ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ballet Music for Young Dancers CD With Arcadiy Figlin as pianist, this new CD has music for class and combinations with a flair to appeal to to young dancers.
She danced professionally with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet as a soloist, and with Pacific Northwest Ballet as a principal dancer.
She is current a professor of ballet and director of early movement education at the U of A. 45 mins.
www.balletvideos.org   (3891 words)

  
 Ballet Training Techniques
It is the Cecchetti technique that formed the core of the program at the National Ballet School of Canada for many years, but they have now changed to the Russian technique.
The Russian Vaganova technique is named after and derived from the teachings of Agrippina Vaganova, who was the artistic director of the Kirov Ballet for many years.
Over time these five teachers and their successors created a system to teach dance to students which has grown to be one of the most popular dance syllabi in the world.
www.the-ballet.com /techniques.php   (467 words)

  
 Ballet DVD, VHS. Dance Instructional Videos. Ballet Performances, Ballet Instruction Videos. Great Ballet performance ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ballet Music for Young Dancers CD With Arcadiy Figlin as pianist, this new CD has music for class and combinations with a flair to appeal to to young dancers.
She danced professionally with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet as a soloist, and with Pacific Northwest Ballet as a principal dancer.
She is current a professor of ballet and director of early movement education at the U of A. 45 mins.
www.balletvideos.org /page2.html   (3891 words)

  
 Kirov's Bayadere -- background material - Ballet Talk
In 1877, the ballet was a colourful encyclopædia of knowledge about India: cool temples under a canopy of palms, majestic palace walls, fanatical fakirs flagellating themselves during sacred dances, lithe bayadères, brightly coloured veils, elephants, tigers, cobras and opium hookahs.
This was a typical practice in 19th century ballet and in classical art in general (for example, the cadenza ad libitum in the first part of piano concertos).
In terms of character and technique, Vakhtang Chabukiani's choreography for Solor's variation (1941) does not match the style of a late 19th - early 20th century ballet.
ballettalk.invisionzone.com /index.php?showtopic=5965   (3010 words)

  
 Eliza Gaynor Minden's Ballet Companion
Filled with gorgeous color technique photographs of Maria Riccetto and Benjamin Millepied, The Ballet Companion is poised to become a classic, as well as the perfect gift for teachers and students of all levels.
The Ballet Companion is a fresh, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date reference book for the dancer.
This is an excellent, up-to-date reference book for teachers and dancers; from students to seasoned professionals, presenting an open minded approach to various ballet techniques.
www.dancer.com /elizabook.html   (606 words)

  
 2000 - 2002 Undergraduate Catalog / College of Liberal Arts / Music
Basic ballet techniques combining the methods of the Russian Cechetti and French schools.
Continuation of 2342; advanced techniques with increased emphasis on certain creative aspects of dance movements.
For students wishing to study ballet as a principal performance medium.
www.utep.edu /catalogs/undergrad/libart/musicmusb.htm   (198 words)

  
 Ballet Training Techniques   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
It is the Cecchetti technique that has formed the core of the program at the National Ballet School of Canada.
If you go to the ballet school in your community, there is a good chance you will be taught using the RAD method.
Each technique also has its own naming system for what direction to face, arm positions, arabasques, and some of the dance steps.
library.thinkquest.org /21702/lite/tech7.html?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0611   (435 words)

  
 Ballet Music. Music for Ballet Class CD. Dance Instructional Videos.
Favorite Classics of Ballet for Ballet Class CD The fourth volume of former Bolshoi dancer Dmitri Roudnev's highly acclaimed ballet class recordings with selections of your favorite ballet classics.
Ballet Technique Class, Vol.2 CD Selections are perfect length and perfect tempo.
Solo Piano-Music for Ballet Class CD Solo Piano by Lisa Harris is a very inspiring cd with repeated bands for both left and right sides.
www.balletmusic.org /page2.html   (2876 words)

  
 Houston Ballet II
Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy does not provide an academic program for the completion of high school, although an education coordinator is available to assist students with their completion of high school through the many online and correspondence programs available.
Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy has a team of physicians that are available to see students on short notice, and the academy can provide transportation to the doctor and/or hospital if necessary.
Houston Ballet is proud of its state of the art body conditioning and pilates training facility.
www.houstonballet.org /Academy/Houston_Ballet_II   (1254 words)

  
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Students are placed into one of three levels according to their technical ability; students also receive classes in Escuela Bolera, company repertory, jazz and pilates as part of their weekly schedule.
However, Ballet Hispanico does have an affiliation with the de Hirsch Residences at the 92nd Street Y located at 91st Street and Lexington Avenue.
Students, 17 years or older, accepted in the Ballet Hispanico Summer Intensive Program may obtain discounted single or double dormitory style rooms by registering at: www.dehirsch.com and mentioning that you are in our program.
www.ballethispanico.org /school/summer_program.html   (493 words)

  
 Ballet exercise video for workouts and fitness
Ballet exercise videos are the perfect way to the build the lean, strong body of a dancer.
Each ballet video or ballet exercise DVD lets you experience the grace of classical dance while you burn fat and sculpt your body.
You'll find ballet exercise programs used by major dance companies - the exact exercise routines these superb dancers use to create their own strong, athletic bodies.
www.collagevideo.com /ballet-exercise-videos-dvds/ballet-workouts-fitness.aspx   (461 words)

  
 Ballet Instructional DVD Videos. Ballet workout and exercise. Classical ballet beginner through advanced levels, boys ...
Ballet 201 is a simple, stress free and informative class that takes up right where Ballet 101 leaves off.
This program is a unique exercise video designed to help you slim, strengthen, tone and refine your entire body with a unique combination of traditional ballet dancing conditioning and standard exercise techniques.
It associates each of the basic ballet steps with flowers and garden animals as characters that help children remember ballet terminology easily.
www.balletclass.net /page2.html   (2489 words)

  
 Ballet Photograph
If you or your children are fond of ballet, photograph your success and place these pictures on your website, so you can discuss the topic through message boards of other people and visit sites and message board of professional dancers.
There is an easy way to get both the planned shots and candid shots and then be able to choose the best photos for the album.
You can pick up 5-6 pictures, look at each one and see what the central focus is. You can cut out background images on the picture to make it look better.
www.gotfamiliesonline.com /pictures/photograph/ballet-photograph.html   (203 words)

  
 | Ballet Programs |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Classical Ballet gives children so much to enhance their lives - the music, the rhythm, the energy - all are instantly enjoyable.
As a challenging study, ballet also stimulates the brain and the memory.
At this level, your child will be introduced to basic Classical Ballet movements, including, but certainly not limited to, barre work (pliés, tendues and jetés), progressions (bourrées and balancés) and centre floor work (échappés, ballet arms and balancés).
www.standingovationschool.com /ballet.htm   (745 words)

  
 Ballet Lessons Instructional DVD Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Adults, children, boys and girls learn ballet steps and movements using instructional videos.
Ballet Class for Beginners, Lessons with David Howard DVD
Creating dynamic choreography can be an insurmountable challenge whether you're a studio teacher creating a jazz dance for a recital, a modern dance teacher preparing for your school's annual concert, or the director of an elite performing group getting ready to compete.
www.balletlessons.net   (1463 words)

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