This imaginative pre-school ballet class presented by Mary Carpenter ties together the best elements of creative movement with the structure of classical ballet. The class is perfect for ages 6 and up, and with step-by-step instructions & easy-to-learn steps, children will look and feel like real dancers in no time! A great introduction to ballet for first-time students, this DVD also covers how to put the child s hair up in a bun and how to fit their ballet shoes. Included are warm-up exercises, rhyming stretches, introduction to the ballet barre, and short dances. Miss Mary also provides helpful hints and imagery that will stimulate the minds of the beginner Ballet dancer !
About the Actor
Mary Carpenter teaches in New York City for the young students program at STEPS on Broadway and for Ballet Hispanico. In addition, she teaches Ballet class at Barnard College and The New School University. Mary has directed over a dozen Ballet classroom recordings for creative movement through advanced Ballet. She has performed with the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center, and is a professional dance shoe fitter for FreedUSA, with over 17 years experience.