It should come as no surprise to anyone that ballet, which originated sometime around 1459, has undergone a few changes. Most of the time those changes were very, very minor, such as changing the length of the costumes or modifying what moves were made, but there is one time when major changes were made.
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What if there was a way to burn a lot of calories, trim your body, and build up muscle without having to run on a treadmill for hours or do a million crunches? There is! All you have to do is learn a few ballet moves.
Think exercising is boring and dull? Consider taking part in an adult dance class or dance-inspired workout. We guarantee it will change your mind about exercising!
Looking at a description for an upcoming performance you may notice that the words “contemporary” and “classical” are used to describe the style of ballet that is being performed. What exactly does that mean?
It’s no secret that a few minutes on the dance floor can burn calories, build muscle, and improve your mood. But did you know that the benefits of dance go well beyond that brief burst of endorphins? Learn about the notable physical and mental benefits for patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Help raise appreciation for classical ballet and the performing arts by getting involved with Ballet Arizona. Curious to see how you can get involved? The following are just some of the many ways people of the community show their support for our company.
When dancers, or any other type of live performing artists, take to the stage for a 60-minute or 90-minute production, they aren’t just putting on a performance that only provides entertainment for a short period of time. They are giving you an experience that will enhance your life.
While every arts and culture event and performance in Phoenix is certain to be entertaining, there are some that are considered ‘must attend’. The following is a list of some of the most popular arts and culture events held throughout the downtown Phoenix area.
Want to improve your technique and performance in the dance studio? Then put on your workout clothes and start doing these at home ballet exercises.
To the untrained eye, all ballet dancers appear to be doing the same type of steps and movements, but they really aren’t all doing the same thing. While all ballet may look the same, there are actually different styles of ballet. Each style has specific characteristics that make it unique.