Stronger Releve and Balance
CATEGORY: Balance, Strength, Warm Up
LEVEL: Intermediate
EXERCISES: 6

When your dancers are dropping their heels in relevé and their legs look slightly bent, try some of these exercises to help them engage and pull up on the whole leg instead of just relying on the calf muscles.

  1. 12 reps, each side, 3 times through
  2. 12 reps, each side, 3 times through
  3. 10 reps, stand to relevé, and repeat, 3 times through
  4. 20 reps, 3 times through
  5. 10 reps, 3 times through
  6. 4 to the side, 4 to the back, for 4 rounds, each side, 3 times through
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Straight Knee Lift
LEVEL: Advanced
CATEGORY: Strength, Warm Up
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One Leg Hip Bridge
LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Power, Strength, Warm Up
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Narrow Squat Pulse
LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Balance, Strength, Warm Up
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Calf Raise Arm Circles
LEVEL: Beginner
CATEGORY: Balance, Warm Up
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Sumo Squat Pulse
LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Balance, Power, Strength, Warm Up
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Squat Slider
LEVEL: Intermediate
CATEGORY: Balance, Endurance, Warm Up