Blog Posts - Ballet Combinations



Rond de Jambe a terre

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by Ballet Combinations on Nov 3, 2009

Pointe Facing Barre

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by Ballet Combinations on Nov 2, 2009

Pirouettes

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by Ballet Combinations on Oct 28, 2009

Rond de Jambe a Terre

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by Ballet Combinations on Oct 21, 2009

Degage

Classical Ballet: Combinations for Ten Complete Advanced Classesby Tamara Stanwood...
by Ballet Combinations on Oct 13, 2009

Infusing Fun into Ballet Barre Combinations

There are many things that can be considered in order to make barre exercises more interesting and beneficial to your students. In my last post, Anatomy of a Ballet Combination, I did mention that using épaulement (shouldering, meaning arm and head...
by Ballet Combinations on Oct 8, 2009

Anatomy of a Ballet Combination

Did you ever have to diagram sentences when you were in school? I remember doing that, and realizing that every sentence has certain parts that are required and some that just add variety and interest. The same is true of combinations for ballet cl...
by Ballet Combinations on Oct 7, 2009

Grand Battement 6/8

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by Ballet Combinations on Sep 30, 2009

Fondu

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by Ballet Combinations on Sep 23, 2009

Plie

1st position preparation arm 1st port de bras to 2nd 1st position: 1-2 Demi plié, arm lowers to 5th en bas, lift to 2nd 3-4 Demi plié, arm to 5th en haut, lower to 5th en avant...
by Ballet Combinations on Sep 8, 2009

Rond de Jambe a terre 3/4

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by Ballet Combinations on Aug 24, 2009

Degage

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by Ballet Combinations on Aug 20, 2009

Tendu 2/4 or 4/4

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by Ballet Combinations on Aug 17, 2009

Classical Ballet: Combinations for Ten Complete Advanced Classes

I just completed compiling combinations from classes I either took or those I taught dating all the way back to 1985! I'm publishing it through Lulu and was hoping to make it a coil bound book so it would be easier to manage while teaching a class.
by Ballet Combinations on Aug 12, 2009

Pirouettes

Center Pirouettes 4/4 5th position croisé devant R foot front 1 Tendu écarté devant with R arm 5th high L arm 2nd 2 Plié in 2nd position, arms 2nd 3 Retiré L leg to front of knee, arms to 5th en avant 4...
by Ballet Combinations on Aug 10, 2009

Embôité Turns across Floor 2/4

Begin upstage L corner, R foot croisé devant 1-4 Embôité turning (4 embôité at cou de pied devant=2 turns), arms low 3rd, changing opposite arm front as leg)5-6 Tombé onto R, sauté de basque turning 7-8 Souten...
by Ballet Combinations on Aug 5, 2009


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