Beginning Ballet Steps


Learn how to do beginning ballet dancing steps and positions with expert tips in this free ballet lesson video series.

Series Summary

A form sweeps lightly across the stage, gracefully arching arms and neck, balancing posture with poise effortlessly—this is the image that ballet dancers the world over spend a lifetime creating. Originating in Italy in the late 1400's, ballet is a beautiful dance that takes years of training to perfect. Ballet dancers train their bodies, investing years in dance schools, perfecting their jeté, their rand de jambre, their relevé. When everything comes together, the ballet is a spectacle of wonder, telling us the timeless stories of history and the human heart through measured expressions of fluid and beautiful motion.In this free video series, our expert dance instructor will demonstrate a variety of beginning ballet steps and positions. If you want to get started on your ballet dancing instruction, let our expert show you how to do a battement degeage position, a passe position, and a pique position. This is a great video for children just starting out with their ballet classes, or beginners looking for tips and advice on ballet form and position.

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