Beginner Ballet Mini-Intensive #14 – Bounce your plié relevé
April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
3 Spaces Remaining
We are proud to announce our fourteenth 2021 Mini-Intensive for Beginner Ballet students: Bounce your plié relevé
Please fill out the form below to apply for this Mini-Intensive. Finis will review your request and, if approved, send you a registration link. All Mini-Intensives run 60 minutes and cost $50.
Bounce your plié relevé
WHAT IS IT?
If you wish to advance and perform center floor dancing combinations, you must learn to plié relevé very quickly – in just one count, one beat of the music. In this hour-long intensive limited to only 10 students, you will learn to do that. These exercises will teach you how to connect all the muscles in your leg from toes to hip so that you will have the power to bounce your plié relevé just like a rubber ball – you slam your heel (heels) down on the floor and you’re up on half-toe. I teach this all-important action of the feet and knees as “PING-SLAM!” Once you learn how to do it, you’re a ballet dancer!
WHO IS IT FOR?
Adult ballet beginners capable of performing the exercises below. You should have a barre or a high-backed chair that is shoulder level for support. You must be warmed up, wearing proper ballet attire and shoes, either from the preceding class or on your own. There are no traveling steps, but you do need enough room to fully open both arms. Set AND TEST your camera so that Finis can see your entire body from head to toe, in profile.
WHAT WILL WE WORK ON?
Exercise 1. Move-by-move explanation and break-down of PING-SLAM!
Exercise 2. First position: PING-SLAM the plié relevé
Exercise 3. Fifth position: PING-SLAM the plié relevé coupé
Exercise 4. First position: PING-SLAM the fondu-développé relevé en croix
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Disclaimer: Any person who participates in a Finis Jhung ballet class, does so at their own risk and assumes all risks involved, including but not limited to all cost, claim, injury, damage, or liability sustained while participating. Finis Jhung / Ballet Dynamics, Inc. will not be held liable for any misfortune that may occur. By signing up for the class, you are agreeing to the above and are certifying that you are in good health and have consulted a doctor before beginning this dance program. Also, the information provided through this website does not constitute or replace the medical advice of a healthcare professional. If you have any questions, please email Finis before registering.