How to Achieve Multiple Pirouettes, Featuring Velvet360

One of the more valuable skill sets you can have for auditioning or building your personal brand on social media is proficiency in turns. Most of us have probably seen the ridiculous video of that dancer taking off her warm ups mid-turn. It seems impossible, and sometimes those videos that are supposed to be inspiring,…

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Thinking about fouettés…

I have recently received more than a few requests for some tips on fouetté turns, which is arguably the most difficult ballet step of them all. The biggest problem for most of you, and for most people in general, is that you have difficult staying on your leg and you hop/fall out of them. In…

Pirouette Workout

Hi everybody!  Today's workout is for your pirouettes and all turns.  It is less of a strengthenig and conditioning workout and more of a practice of balancing and turning.  Enjoy! Video https://youtu.be/JZWcUScJZdk Exercises Passés (10 on flat each side) Passés (10 en relevé each side) Pirouette combination 4 quarter turns 2 half turns 1 full…

Pirouettes En Dedans

Hi everyone!  Today's post is about improving your en dedans pirouettes, which, in my opinion, is one of the most hated steps in ballet.  I've also included a video for you - which you're lucky to get during tech week....so, here we go: Watch the video: https://youtu.be/wu5x71p2a_Q The basics En dedans pirouettes are different from…