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Zoom Live: Beginner Ballet Level 1
February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST$15
Ground Zero for All Ballet Newbies.
In this class, Finis Jhung provides inexperienced or out-of-shape adults with the ballet basics that make the difference: proper posture, how to turnout correctly, how to balance on one foot, and which muscles to use and when and how to use them. Regardless of a person’s anatomy, background, or aptitude, the Finis Jhung Ballet Technique makes it possible for all adult ballet beginners to master the basics of ballet technique so that they can stand and move with the balance, strength and grace which identify classical ballet dancing.
13 barre exercises. 1 center exercise. If you don’t have a barre, stand between the backs of 2 chairs, one for each hand, so your arms can reach sideways in second position. Try to improvise so you can do all the barre exercises with both arms reaching sideways.
The center exercise will be an adagio where you will be in one place, taking a step forward and then backward; then taking a step sideways to the right, then the left.
You will need space to reach your arms sideways. Ideally (you may have to rearrange your furniture) you have an open space approximately 5 feet by 5 feet so that you can move forward, backward, and sideways.
Students should have a form of a ballet barre to hold onto (e.g. back of chair, kitchen counter or portable barre) find sufficient space to perform barre exercises and a modified center that remains in place.
Ballet class attire or tight-fitting clothing is recommended in order for you to observe your body placement in the mirror.
Experiment with the placing of your viewing device so that Finis can see your entire body from head to toe with arms reaching out to the sides.
90 minutes of exercises & coaching by Finis with a demonstrator
If you have questions, please submit them via email to: email@example.com
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Important: Please note that we are unable to offer refunds for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.
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.