Beginning Pointe Work - How To Prepare

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For more information on ballet pointe work, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/prepointe

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Beginning Pointe Work - How To Prepare

  1. 1. ==== ====For helpful tips on pointe work, please take a look at this:http://tinyurl.com/prepointe==== ====The idea of beginning pointe work is what inspires many young dancers and adult ballet beginnersalike. The effort involved may differ, but the required classical technique, knowledge and executionof basic ballet positions, moves and precision, is identical. While younger dancers cope withgrowth spurts, education distractions and social activities, older ballet beginners cope with how toget more flexible, life/family responsibility distractions and.....social activities.Your ballet teacher will select you to start pointe work when she/he sees a basic sound ballettechnique, which means how you execute ballet exercises. Not how you were born to dance ornot, with a near-perfect physique, but how work through the limitations many have who studydance.Your teacher will also look for strength - your barre work must show that you understand and canperform correct posture, skeletal alignment and hold the turnout that you have.Your teacher knows if your technical weaknesses are because of physical limitations, or lack ofability to concentrate and learn. Teachers also recognize that many dance lovers come to class toenjoy dancing, and are not going to take on the challenge of advancing through grueling years ofwork.Its fine to love ballet and not work to change your abilities and physique - but you may neverprogress to dance in ballet pointe shoes. That does not matter. Dance for your artistic and soulfulfillment. Just work on the basics well so that you can do classes safely without getting danceinjuries.Yet if you are serious about classical dance, I know you want to get as much inside info aspossible, to get ahead in your classes. And you can. There is an overwhelming volume of danceeducation in books, video and photos, written by many expert teachers.With your focus and drive, you can learn special exercises and daily training routines that targetthe foot muscles you need to strengthen your ballet moves. Get ahead of the crowd, with adancers guide to beginning pointe work.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Dianne_M._Buxton
  2. 2. ==== ====For helpful tips on pointe work, please take a look at this:http://tinyurl.com/prepointe==== ====

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