Watching a ballerina perform a relevé is an expression of the strength and stability of their bodies. Performing this move highlights the importance of stability in the toes. Gaining such stability is not just for the professional dancer. Borrowing bodyweight exercises from ballerinas will take...

This may not be the case for our Absolute Beginning Ballet Dancers, but some of our students that have transitioned from other genres or have experience with dance may have gained some ground with the elevation of their leg extensions. Higher leg extensions are an...

Rather than jamming your feet into an uncomfortable (and unsustainable) position at the barre, it's always important for dancers at any level to progressively improve their turnout and to build awareness about the muscles, joints, and ligaments responsible for your true turnout. Here are some...

If you have attempted a développé, you probably know it's easy for several things to can go wrong. Perhaps you are someone who has practiced this move repeatedly, only to find yourself not targeting the desired muscle group. Or maybe the flexibility you can reach...

The goal of dancers everywhere is better flexibility. With increased flexibility, positions become more manageable, though it is not the most essential thing for ballet beginners to have super flexibility. When trying to get more flexible, if done incorrectly, it can be harmful to your...