QUALITY in beginner classes exceeds quantity of steps
SLOW movement to develop neuro-muscular patterns
HONESTY in pursuing challenges and feedback
SPECIFIC short and long term goals
SPACING and order of classroom
The challenge is to explore limitless possibilities within form.
Classical Ballet explores countless fantasies beginning with one tendu.
COMPLEXITY of exercises
CONSISTENCY of mastering steps before advancing
COMMUNICATION, asking why a step wasn’t successful
COORDINATION of the core through use of épaulement
ALLEGRO’S powerful takeoff and souring height
ARM’S ability, agility, plasticity, and fluidity
APLOMB, placement and poise
ATTENTION to details