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May Ballet Barre Series

Hi DanceGeeks! Welcome to our May dance series! We learned 5 new barre exercises this week (all of which can be done center barre) If you want to see some behind the scene set-up footage with a 19 month old….make sure you watch the video until the end!

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Please remember to warm up before class and stretch afterwards! Full class stream at the end of this blog.


  • Tendu flex tendu close
  • Tendu force arch press stretch close
  • 4 tendu
  • Repeat front, side back
  • Degage to the side to prep for beats f/b 7x on 8th soutenu to 5th releve and balance.


  • 2 demi plie
  • 1 grand plie
  • port des bra forward
  • 1 releve and lower (4cts)
  • 1 releve quick, change positions
  • repeat 2nd (bend towards the barre) 4th (bend away from the barre) 5th (arch back)
  • finish and repeat other side.


  • 3 front
  • 1 pas des cheval forward
  • repeat front, side, back
  • pique to 2nd retire away from Barre & balance (4 counts balance, 4 counts reset)
  • repeat back towards barre & balance close in 5th
  • 8 degage side optional port des bras

Rond des Jambs

  • 4 a Terre
  • passe to tendu
  • fondu with extended leg
  • stretch supporting leg
  • close 5th
  • retire developpe front back to retire, repeat side and back from retire position
  • close plie, extend leg behind to prepare to reverse RDJ en des dans
  • reverse enter exercise


  • 3 front from 3rd cloche to kick back
  • reverse
  • 8 kicks side
  • kick out to second, hold and balance
  • repeat other side

Until we dance together again, xo’s

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  1. […] few weeks back we learned a new ballet barre series which can be found here and the full video for breakdown of the steps can be found in this […]

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