Ballet technique

Improve your ballet technique with these essential tips and exercises. Enhance your flexibility, strength, and precision to become a better dancer and achieve your ballet goals.

Ballet is hard. Really hard. No matter how ballet has progressed, the fundamentals of ballet have always stayed the same: turnout, pointed feet, and becoming something unattainable and unimaginable…

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Some ballet schools rely on charting systems to assess dancers body weights which are used to determine performance potential. Ideal height + weight charts are outdated, inaccurate, not supported by evidential data, & do not reflect dancers' capabilities on stage. For The Healthy Dancer® an “ideal weight” is not one that requires restrictive meal plans, calorie counting & obsessive exercise…[but rather] one that can be maintained without dieting. It fuels performance & makes room for all foods. Ballet, Nutrition, Abs, Ideas, Height Weight Charts, Weight Charts, Ideal Weight, Dancer Diet, Dancer Body Workouts

Some ballet schools rely on charting systems to assess dancers body weights which are used to determine performance potential. Ideal height + weight charts are outdated, inaccurate, not supported by evidential data, & do not reflect dancers' capabilities on stage. For The Healthy Dancer® an “ideal weight” is not one that requires restrictive meal plans, calorie counting & obsessive exercise…[but rather] one that can be maintained without dieting. It fuels performance & makes room for all…

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