Get On Your Leg & Dance!

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Increase Your Strength, Speed & Control.
Taught by Finis Jhung.

All Levels. All Regions DVD. 46 minutes. 15 exercises.

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Description

Learn to step into the air and over-cross your glissade so you strike beautiful poses on flat, half-toe and in the air with speed and elegance. Each exercise teaches you how to correctly plié and relevé on one leg so you develop the muscular strength you need to have so that you can maximize your range of movement while avoiding injury. Finis Jhung breaks down each exercise in detail and then it is superbly demonstrated by Antonio Carmena, soloist of The New York City Ballet, whose “beautiful line and astounding jumps” says The New York Times, are nothing short of “revelatory.” The CD music is by Scott Killian.

PART 1. DANCING FORWARD (EN AVANT)

  1. Fondu-developpé devant, tombé arabesque, passé par terre en arrière, port de bras
  2. Fondu-relevé-developpé devant, tombé arabesque, passé par terre en arrière
  3. Step en l’air, passé par terre en avant & en arrière, temps lié
  4. Step fondu-relevé-developpé devant, tombé arabesque, passé par terre en arrière
  5. Fondu-relevé-developpé devant, relevé arabesque, sous-sus, changements
  6. Grand jeté en avant, passé par terre en arrière
  7. Sauté, tombé, steps en avant, grand jeté saut de chat en avant, cabriole derrière

PART 2. DANCING SIDEWAYS (DE CÔTÉ)

  1. Demi-plié, dégagé à la seconde, battement fondu developpé
  2. Demi-plié, dégagé à la seconde, battement fondu developpé relevé
  3. Glissade precipitée derrière, relevé dégagé, sous-sus, arabesque, temps lié
  4. Glissade precipitée derrière, fondu-relevé-developpé à la seconde, step & pose
  5. Petit jeté dessus, step, pointe
  6. Assemblé dessus, step, pointe
  7. Glissade precipitée derrière, petit jeté dessus, assemblé dessus, pas de bourrée
  8. Glissade precipitée derrière, grand jeté à la seconde, pas de bourrée sauté

Additional information

Weight .125 lbs
Dimensions N/A

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:

  1. The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: Stretch, Turn-out, & Extension
  2. The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: The Power Barre

Streaming Playback

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.

I’ve been doing your DVDs with my mother in her 60s. It’s helping her out a lot with learning to keep her balance and have good posture. Even the slightest movements have helped strengthen her muscles. We love you.”

— Trula Hudelson

“After applying what I learned and then taught from studying this video, one of my adult students exclaimed, ‘I feel like I can actually move across the floor now! I’m going to send my gymnast daughter here for help with her floor work.’”

— Joyce DiLauro, Director, Starship Dance, Guilford, CT

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