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Ballet Tutorial: Pas de Bourées and Balancés

Want to learn how to do Pas de Bourées & Balancés? In this tutorial Miss. Kathleen 3 different versions of the pas de bourée step and breaks down 4 different variations of the balancé step.

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Ballet Workouts: Beginner Ballet Barre

Hello Beginning Ballet Students! Follow along with Miss Kathleen as she guides you through a basic ballet barre. Get pointers about your technique and learn how to do balancés at the end.

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Ballet Workouts: Advanced Ballet Barre

Want more control when you dance? Want to improve your balances? Want better turns? This advanced ballet barre tutorial is full of tips to help you. Happy Dancing!

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Ballet Workouts: Better Turns

Want better turns? Do your pirouettes feel off? Still can’t master your fouettés? In this video Miss. Kathleen will show you how to evaluate your turns using cause and effect experiments and guide you through some great preparation exercises that will help you get better pirouettes and fouettés in no time!

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Ballet Workouts: Beginner Ballet Center Barre

Hello Beginner Ballet Students! Looking for ballet exercises you can do at home? Join Miss. Kathleen for this center barre workout!

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Ballet Workouts: Alignment

Feel wobbly when you try to balance? Have trouble finding your center line in ballet class? These exercises will help you find your center line and strengthen the muscles that help you hold your alignment when dancing.

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Dance Technique

Throughout your dancing life, you’ve heard the same corrections over and over. The reason for the repetition? Dancers tend to make the same errors, sometimes with catastrophic results. Dance Magazine spoke to eight teachers about what they perceive to be the worst habits—the ones that will destroy a dancer’s technique—and what can be done to reverse the damage.

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