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Progressing Ballet Technique was devised by the highly regarded Royal Academy of Dance teacher and examiner Marie Mahon-Walton, who developed this programme after realising the great benefit her exercises were having on the speed and progression of her students’ strength and technique.
The programme specifically aims to help the students correctly activate the muscles they require in their ballet steps, and it also develops their muscle memory. Doing these exercises enables the students to focus on which muscles they should be using for different movements, a skill that can be easily transferred into their normal syllabus work.
Junior is for students in Ballet Grades 4 & 5 (WDA 4/5)
Senior is for Vocational ballet students (WDA 6/7/8/9)
Many exercises centre around using an exercise ball which encourages students to work on core stability and makes sure both sides of the body are working equally hard. If they are not, the ball gives an instant feedback by moving about, highlighting the imbalance in the movement.
Classes are taught by dance physiotherapist Sophie Ryan who completed her PBT certification in Australia in 2017.
2021 timetable will be updated by the end of November 2020.
2021 timetable & tuition fees will be updated by the end of November 2020.
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