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THE ART OF POINTEWORK 1 DVD

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THE ART OF POINTEWORK LEVEL 1 DVD

In this instructional DVD, Judy Weiss, also known as "The Queen of Toe Shoes", tells you all about the construction of the pointe shoe and how to find right shoe for you.  Ashlee Knapp, now dancing with The New York City Ballet, shows you special foot and ankle strengthening exercises, how to correctly prepare your shoe and foot, and how to tie your ribbons.

 

This DVD contains:


Introduction: Shoe construction; fitting the shoe; sewing the elastic and ribbons; strengthening exercises; preparing your foot and tying the ribbons.
 

The following exercises are on this video:

  • Rolling up & down, feet parallel;

  • Rolling up & down. 1st & 2nd positions;

  • Rolling up in plie. 1st & 2nd positions;

  • Combining exercises 2 & 3;

  • Demi & grand plies, releves. 1st, 2nd, 5th positions;

  • Plie, releve, balance. 1st position;

  • Tendu, releve, demi plie en croix;

  • Quick releves from 3/4 to full pointe. 1st & 2nd positions;

  • Sous-us, placing the feet in 5th position;

  • Battement tendu, plie, releve in 4th position;

  • Echappe sur les pointes, sous-sus;

  • Pique pas de bouree, couru;

  • Echappe sur les pointes, sous-sus, pique pas de bourree;

  • Echappe, plie in second, sous-sus, pique pas de bourree;

Music is by Scott Killian.

Region: All Runtime: 56 minutes

 

THE ART OF POINTEWORK LEVEL 1 DVD


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