I had a private lesson the other day, which I highly recommend if that’s an option for you, and we talked a lot about imagery and thinking about feeling length and simplifying basic placement while you are dancing. 480 more words
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Elizabeth Murphy, a principal dancer with PNB (picture below) was guest teaching at my ballet school’s summer intensive when she gave me this correction:
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When your leg moves in an en dehors motion during a rond de jambe or really at any time when your leg is to the back, don’t let your supporting inner thigh collapse backwards and lose its rotation.
Creating good bonsai is not an easy task, doing it properly building ramification, branch structure and foliage mass all takes time. I love using native British trees because they thrive in my location, I am after all British and living in the cold wet North of the UK. 197 more words
(This is the fourth in a series of coaching notes and is probably best read with the preceding “Coaching the Finish”. The techniques described apply primarily to rowing rather than sculling and to bigger boats rather than small ones). 1,818 more words