Scottish Ballet Health and Fitness
Welcome to Scottish Ballet's Health and Fitness videos.
New Year New You
Kick start a healthy 2013 with New Year New You, the third in our series of free fitness downloads. In this episode Gyrotonic instructor Kate Menzies is joined by principal dancer Claire Robertson and Coryphée dancer Kara McLaughlin in a workout designed to help tone, lengthen and strengthen muscles. This download also introduces barre work and takes the form of a dancer’s regular warm up prior to taking daily class.
New Year New You can be used in conjunction with both Core de Ballet and Port de bras.
Port de Bras
Following on from the success of Core de Ballet is Port de Bras which is inspired by 5 Tangos, one third of Scottish Ballets Autumn Season 2012 . Gyrotonics instructor Kate Menzies works with Dancers Victor Zarallo and Brenda Lee Grech in a workout which focuses on upper body and arm movements.
Port De Bras is a progression from Core de Ballet, and introduces a more complex series of exercises aimed at toning the whole body. Port De Bras follows on naturally, introducing movement and centre practise to provide a fuller workout.
Core de Ballet
Scottish Ballet's first video Core De Ballet is a specialised introduction to core-based ballet exercises. Join Gyrotonics Instructor Kate Menzies and dancers Luciana Ravizzi and Luke Ahmet for a 15-minute exercise routine designed to stretch, tone and energise.
Thanks to American Apparel for all clothing featured.