Tag Archives: Exercise

Video of the Week #183: Exercises Simple Enough for Budding Ballerinas

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Ballet Exercise Routines

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Ballet Exercise Routines

I have an ulterior motive for compiling this post. I love ballet, but haven’t taken a class since the late 1970s. And I probably won’t. But I’m jealous of the strength these petite little dancers have.

I haven’t even done my folk dancing since November, because of my arthritis. The only place I can move without pain is the pool, so I’ve been in it a lot since the weather warmed up. I’ll be having hip replacement surgery next week, then six weeks of physical therapy. And eventually, I’ll be able to ease into dancing again. And I’d like to add ballet exercises to my workout rotation. So, I’m looking for YouTube videos.

And I’m generously sharing them with you.

(Some of these exercises will be forbidden for a while—risk of dislocation; so if you’ve just had hip replacement surgery, follow your doctor’s orders.)

The video below has an annoying purple rectangle blocking it. Click your cursor on its upper right corner to get rid of it.

So, do you think you’ll try some of these ballet exercise routines? Is this article helpful to you? Please click the “Like” button and share on all your social media. Thanks!

In the Meme Time: Daily Exercise

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Creative Juice #11

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Creative Juice #11

Fourteen articles to impart sweet delight to your day: