Ballet Body® workouts creatively integrate traditional body-weight resistance exercises with muscle elongating techniques to achieve maximal lengthening in the muscle fibers. Ballet Body training uses the stretch-contract reflex principle, isometrics, and eccentric muscle contraction training to optimize muscle fiber lengthening to guarantee bulk-free muscle development. This exercise method centered in pilates, yoga, ballet, and dance-inspired principles creates sleek definition and slimming results. Sculpt your body longer and leaner with Ballet Body® Signature Series DVDs.
Reach is a non-stop, flowing mix of ballet-based exercises targeting all those hard-to-reach areas for the ultimate in strengthening and lengthening. Reach combines stationary low impact movement and spot targeting floorwork for an energetic hour long workout that will improve total body strength, balance, flexibility and posture. Reach … renewed lift and tone from head to toe!
Ballet Yoga combines the best fundamentals of both yoga and ballet to create amazing toned,lean muscles in your body. By integrating the finest of these schools of techniques, you get the benefits of the strengthening and toning exercises of ballet repetitions while still flowing through the beneficial vinyasa yoga sequence. Choreographed around the normal sun salutation of yoga, Nicky has combined some ballet movements into the practices to enhance the sequences such as focusing on core moves and creating perfect posture without interrupting the nature of a yoga practice. This DVD has been divided into 3 x 20 minute routines that will add a new dimension to your yoga, fitness or dance routine while giving you the grace and poise of a dancer and yogini. This is Nicky's second DVD. Her first was Ballet Fitness.
Instructional video excellent for alignment, strength building and lengthening. Gentle and effective technique for injury recuperation. Physician enforced.
The diversity of Wayne McGregors astonishing talent is demonstrated through Chroma, Infra and Limen, each created for The Royal Ballet, for whom he is resident choreographer. Intimate yet universal, light yet dark, frenetic yet lyrical, McGregor pursues his passion for exploring the inner workings of the human body and mind, his many-layered and beautiful dances providing visual, sensual and kinaesthetic stimulus for the viewer.