Turning in to find your TURNOUT

Turning In to Find Your Turnout  I think there is a big misunderstanding among ballet teachers and other teachers when it comes to turn in and turnout. The two cannot … Continue reading Turning in to find your TURNOUT

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Notes of Pirouettes en dedans…

Notes on Pirouettes En Dedans… Working on pirouettes en dedans (pirouettes to the inside) can be hard. While it seems like they are easier than en dehors turns, the problem … Continue reading Notes of Pirouettes en dedans…

Notes on the Ideal Arabesque & Getting it Higher… part 1

In ballet, there is one position above all others. It is the dreaded, gorgeous and controversial placement known as arabesque. There are a million ways to approach and improve arabesque, but … Continue reading Notes on the Ideal Arabesque & Getting it Higher… part 1