Instruction on the fundamentals of ballet: Basic Exercises at the Barre Basic Center Exercises Basic Allegro Steps Thalia Mara 178 pages, paperbound, 9” x 7” 456 line drawings ISBN 0-87127-262-8 The book presents a clear and simple exposition of beginning ballet technique. It combines in one volume three focus areas of ballet training. Basic Exercises at the Barre takes the beginning student from the five positions of the feet through twelve elementary ballet barre exercises. Basic Center Exercises introduces the concept of port de bras, and then describes the positions of the body. Basic Allegro Steps presents elevation and connecting steps, including leaping, springing, turning, and gliding. Throughout the book, the correct ballet terms are given in French, as well as the phonetic pronunciations and definitions. Line drawings exactly show the correct movements and humorous depictions of what not to do.
Steps In Ballet
- Thalia Mara 178 pages, paperbound, 9” x 7” 456 line drawings ISBN 0-87127-262-8 ISBN-13 978-0-87127-262-1