Where to find a complete ballet training for gymnastics system based on the Vaganova Russian style ballet used by Baryshnikov.
Gymnasts and coaches could learn some things about toe and foot strength and flexibility training from ballerinas who take great care of their toes and feet
A positive response to an inquiry from a former ballerina who want to, after 15 years of ballet, begin training for serious high level optional gymnastics.
Turnout: In gymnastics and ballet, a rotation of the leg which comes from the hips, causing the knee and foot to turn outward, away from the center of the body. This allows for greater extension of the leg, especially when raising it to the side and rear and for better balance when performing dance skills […]
Turn: A gymnastics and ballet movement where the rotation occurs upright on the body’s axis on one or both feet. A minimum of a full turn is often a requirement on floor exercise and beam. Quad Turn on Beam by Yui Fujii
Tour Jeté: A ballet and gymnastics type of leap 1/2 twisting switch split action of the legs taking off one foot and landing on the other the other. It is, in essence, a jeté, which is a leap from one foot to the other, made with a kicking movement of the leg, done with a […]