LENGTH: 7 minutes, 31 seconds
PURPOSE OF THIS EXERCISE: Teaches you how to be in “Number 1” so you stand tall with strength, balance, grace and vitality like a ballet dancer. Regain your youth!
Part One: Instructions from Finis Jhung
Part Two: Sachiko Kanai performs the exercise with the music playing and Finis standing by and coaching.
- Learn how to achieve good posture by correctly aligning your body parts
- Learn how to balance your head
- Learn the cycles of energy and proper pelvic placement
- Practice standing in “Number 1”
- Learn how to breathe while you move
AUDIENCE: The mature adult who works mostly sitting from 9 to 5+
TRAINING REQUIRED: None
EQUIPMENT: A full length mirror
To learn more about Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner or to watch the trailer for the full-length version:
Play the DVD in 3 modes: Full Class, Individual Exercises or Workout Mode where you can run the exercises without instruction. Once you’ve learned the exercise and heard the instructions, you may want to go straight to the demonstration with music so you can have a work-out without interruption.
You can find this feature on these videos.
The following DVDs don’t have the SPECIAL FEATURE but do allow you to skip the Instructions and go straight to the demonstration with music by using the SKIP FORWARD button:
- The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: Stretch, Turn-out, & Extension
- The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: The Power Barre
Streaming videos do not offer multiple playback modes. Each DVD chapter/exercise is presented as an individual video. To advance between chapters, the user is required to manually click the exercise video they wish to play. Unfortunately, auto-advance is not available at this time.
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FJ Streaming Singles We have released several brief videos (for example, our Foot Strength and Dance at Home series) which are only available to stream online. You will not receive a DVD, but may watch instantly upon completing your purchase.
DVDs vs. Streaming
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