Learn the basic ballet positions along with a brief description of the technique involved when performing exercises such as Tenuds, Developpés, Glissés, Retirés, Sautés, Pliés and Battements. Correct technique when doing barre workouts will enhance the intensity of the movements and make your routine more challenging.
This short introduction covers some of the basic ballet positions and technique and is a quick taster of some of the movements that can be performed at the barre
In this Technique Tip, Emma takes you through one of the most common exercises at the barre - the Plie movement, concentrating on correct form.
Increase the intensity of your plies exercise with the use of a variety of different props
Emma demonstrates proper alignment for the ballet fondu exercise. Fondu means to melt and it is essentially a single leg plie (single knee bend performed on one leg)