Insights: How do Ballet Dancers start the Day?

  • Morning Class of the Ballet Zurich at Opernhaus Zürich
    THE DAILY RITUAL OF A MORNING CLASS
    Ballet Zurich shows us at the opening event "everybody dances" on 21st September 2019 how all ballet dancers start with exercises in the morning. That is their workout every single day - 6 days a week -to warm up to get ready for a day of rehearsals.
    This session is led by ballet master Jean-François Boisnon, the live piano accompaniment is by Christophe Barwinek. Dramarurge Michael Küster and Ballet Master Daniel Otevrel are talking about what is going on.
    The morning class starts at 10 am and takes 75 minutes. It has 2 parts:
    1.Warm up at the barre, exercise and stretch, doing plies, tendus, etc strengthening all parts of the body, getting the flexibility and coordination.
    2. This is a full workout with balancing, turns and jumps.
    Great performance demands stamina, strength, flexibility and coordination - and that only comes with incredibly long hours in the studio - day in day out.

    Category : Classic/Stage

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