'Shape Up is without a doubt, the ideal way to achieve head to toe fitness. It is marvelous for flexibility. It tones and strengthens every part of the body.'
'To develop poise, improve body image and keep fit: Shape Up is an excellent program of exercise.' Vogue Magazine
Shape Up is a unique exercise program designed by America's foremost ballet master David Howard. These energizing and strengthening exercises provide a complete workout for all fitness levels and offer a varied mixture of aerobic techniques that target your body's core muscle groups, toning and conditioning them.
This fun and exciting program also features top Broadway dancers performing some of the shown techniques to a musical score by Douglas Corbin.
David Howard, ballet master, teacher and coach was a soloist with the Royal Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada. Mr. Howard opened his world famous school on Manhattan's upper west side in 1977. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Regional Ballet, and served as its President from 1976-1979. He has been a guest teacher for New York s Metropolitan Opera, the Joffrey, Boston Ballet, the National Ballet of Canada and the Ballet de Marseilles. David Howard has coached many of the world's foremost dancers and celebrities including Natalia Makarova, Gelsey Kirkland, Valery and Galina Panov, Patrick Bissell, Cynthia Harvey and many others.