Ballet Basics

(1 customer review)

£29.99

This introductory course will open the door to those who want to try ballet for the first time or would like to revisit the world of pliés and port de bras.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to basic ballet terms and body positions
  • Develop correct technique, alignment and posture
  • Perform each move with confidence – both at the barre and centre
  • Warm up and cool down effectively
  • Be ready to participate in basic group Ballet classes
  • Feel more confident with your body, improve your posture, coordination and balance

Preview the course

The course includes:

  •   Over 70 minutes on-demand video
  •     11 lessons
  •   2 downloadable resources
  •   Full lifetime access

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Warm-up
  • Pliés
  • Battement Tendu
  • Battement Glisse
  • Rond De Jambe
  • Battement Fondu
  • Leg Swings and Barre Stretch
  • Port De Bras
  • Centre Sequence
  • Reverence and Cool Down

Description

This introductory course will open the door to those who want to try ballet for the first time or would like to revisit the world of pliés and port de bras.

Each exercise will build upon the movement knowledge gained from the last one so that by the end of the cycle you can enjoy dancing your way through an energising barre and elegant centre sequence.

1 review for Ballet Basics

  1. Sarah

    Wonderful course. I’m a complete beginner and found it well paced and easy to follow. You learn the terminology as well as the movements. It feels like the instructor is in the room with you.

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Course instructor

Maeve McGreevy

Maeve is dance artist based in Ireland whose practices range from ballet to contemporary, and tango to folklore

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