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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit

June 18, 2013

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Scottish Ballet | Summer Fit Scottish Ballet has released the fourth download in a fitness series designed to work with ballet positions and improve posture and fitness with Gyrotonics. Summer Fit is designed to help tone, lengthen and strengthen muscles this time with designed to tone legs, stomach and upper body whilst also introducing light weights […]

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Scottish Ballet launches new exercise routine | Port de Bras

September 27, 2012

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Scottish Ballet launches Port de Bras In early July, Scottish Ballet launched Core de Ballet, a specialised introduction to core-based ballet exercises.  Gyrotonics instructor Kate Menzies took Scottish Ballet dancers Luciana Ravizzi and Luke Ahmet through the 15 minute routine, designed to stretch and tone. The video received over 5000 downloads Now the company has […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

September 13, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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Core de ballet

July 6, 2012

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Core de ballet Okay.  That’s not a typo! Tone up with Scottish Ballet’s Core De Ballet, a specialised introduction to core-based ballet exercises. Join Gyrotonics Instructor Kate Menzies and dancers Luciana Ravizzi and Luke Ahmet for a 15-minute exercise routine designed to stretch, tone and energise.

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Royal Ballet Live

March 28, 2012

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Royal Ballet Live | Highlights Last Friday, March 23rd, The Royal Ballet launched a first for them – Royal Ballet Live; a live streaming day showing daily class, rehearsals, interviews and an Insight Evening, with their media partner The Guardian. The trailer for Royal Ballet Live asked the question, “have you ever wondered what it takes […]

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Ballet News Reviews| Sophie Flack’s Bunheads

February 22, 2012

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Ballet News Reviews| Sophie Flack’s Bunheads Ex New York City Ballet dancer Sophie Flack’s debut novel, Bunheads, draws heavily on her own experiences of life within a ballet company at the Corps de Ballet level. Flack danced with New York City Ballet for nine years in the Corps. Bunhead, a pejorative term used to describe a […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet

August 11, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Vanessa Zahorian, Principal, San Francisco Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? What motivates me at 8am to wake up on a Monday is dancing itself. Knowing that I get to work in a job that consists of my passion and love -ballet – and getting to dance […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet

February 8, 2011

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   Cupcakes & Conversation with Lydia Wellington, Corps de ballet, New York City Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Tuesday morning? I can’t relax for more than one day (and I really take that Monday to veg out), so I practically jump out of bed on Tuesday morning. I think I get really […]

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