Steps in Ballet presents a clear and simple exposition of beginning ballet technique. The book is divided into three parts: I. Basic Exercises At The Barre takes the student from the five positions of the feet through twelve elementary ballet barre exercises. II. Basic Centre Exercises introduces the concept of port de bras (movements of the arms), then describes the basic positions of the body. III. Basic Allegro Steps presents elevation and connecting steps, including leaping, springing, turning and gliding. Throughout the book, the correct balletic terms are given in French, with the phonetic pronunciation of each and their meanings. The book is profusely illustrated with line drawings showing the correct movements and occasional humorous drawings of what not to do.
""Classics in the teaching of ballet technique at the critical beginning levels." "Classics in the teaching of ballet technique at the critical beginning levels." --Susan Wershing, publisher, Dance Teacher Now Classics in the teaching of ballet technique at the critical beginning levels. Susan Wershing, publisher, Dance Teacher Now"
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 15th June 2004
Publisher: Princeton Book Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 22.23
Weight (kg): 0.36