In Ballet the children are learning how to control their bodies through balance, good posture, listening skills, following instructions and rhythm, also finding their own space, cooperating with others and taking part in a performance.
We started of with the basic movements of dance and Ballet such as Feet Positions ——- first position (happy feet ) , parallel ——- (feet together ) and Second (feet apart).
Arm Positions ——- Bras Bas (first position of the arms ) Gateway (out in front ) Second(arms out wide ).
Moves within Ballet such as —- point lift, point close, springs in first, plies “which we called make a diamond,”
And at the end of every performance we learned who to do a bow and a courtesy.
We put it altogether and made a dance and chose music.
Ballet is an art form created by the movement of the human body. It is theatrical – performed on a stage to an audience utilising costumes, scenic design and lighting. It can tell a story or express a thought, concept or emotion. Ballet dance can be magical and exciting.