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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!

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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Ballet Workouts: Beginner Ballet Warm-Up

Looking for a fun ballet warm-up routine you can do at home? All the exercises in this video are designed to strengthen your core muscles and warm-up your feet. Follow along with Miss. Kathleen!

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Ballet Workouts: Resistance Band

Want better turnout? Want to get stronger for Pointe? These exercises will help you with both! All you need is a resistance band.

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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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Why is it important to be punctual to ballet class?

When you are running late for work how do you feel? Flustered, disorganized, rushed, stressed, upset? When your child comes in late for class they feel the same way. These feelings take away your child’s focus and diminishes their ability to learn and have fun.

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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Why is class attendance so important?

The number one thing that helps every kid do better in class is to not miss class. No matter how much natural talent your child has, they will fall behind if they do not come to class on a regular basis.

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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Why are secured ballet buns so important?

In ballet class we spin, leap, and turn a lot. Messy buns with 2 bobby pins and top knots held together with scrunchies are not going to cut it.

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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How can I make sure my hair won’t fall out in ballet class?

Tired of your hair falling out in class? Try Miss. Kathleen’s Shake Test!

Guest Author: Miss. Kathleen

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