Jayne Torvill and English National Ballet dancers demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout

November 21, 2010

Ballet

Jayne Torvill and English National Ballet dancers demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout

L-R  Erina Takahashi, James Streeter, Jayne Torvill  Photograph :  xzDaveM

L-R Erina Takahashi, James Streeter, Jayne Torvill Photography throughout : xzDaveM

English National Ballet dancers Erina Takahashi and James Streeter braved the ice early this morning for a pre-opening of the Somerset House Tiffany & Co ice rink and to demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout.

Erina Takahashi, ballet, Somerset house, ice rink, Tiffany & Co

Erina Takahashi

Jayne Torvill and James Streeter took to the ice, showing off the spectaular backdrop of Somerset House and the Tiffany & Co christmas tree.

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The Tiffany & Co christmas tree at Somerset House with Jayne Torvill and James Streeter in the foreground

Many ice skaters take ballet classes as it helps to improve their ice-dancing technique.

Jayne Torvill, ballet, ice dance, James,

Jayne Torvill and James Streeter

Jayne Torvill and James Streeter

Jayne Torvill and James Streeter

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Erina Takahashi in her tutu and James Streeter leading the Big Ice Dance Workout

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James Streeter lifts Erina Takahashi

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4 Responses to “Jayne Torvill and English National Ballet dancers demonstrate the Big Ice Dance Workout”

  1. Thais Says:

    Of course ice skaters can be so influenced by ballet !
    Sasha Cohen is a little ballerina on ice…
    check out her Swan Lake, Nutcracker programs !

    Lovely photographs, I would have loved to be there to watch ! 🙂

  2. Danielle Says:

    It would be sooooo brillant if Jayne & Chris did Ballet on Ice 😀 they are perfect Legends ever 🙂

  3. Anne Sanderson Says:

    What a good idea to show this intermixing! I love both genres, and they can help each other.

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