Diamond Cut Bellydance

Diamond Cut Bellydance: Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners with Irina Akulenko 2-DVD Set – belly dance

Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners with Irina Akulenko 2-DVD Set – belly dance (2013)
As distinct from Western dance forms, the movement in belly dance is more internally focused and requires finer muscle control. There are many torso and hip movements that are completely unique to this dance form. Created by New York City-based star bellydance instructor and performer Irina Akulenko, Diamond Cut Bellydance – Precision Technique & Practice for Beginners will help you learn the delicate nuances of belly dance as well as build an overall strong technique from the very beginning. Continue reading

Serpentine: Bellydance with Rachel Brice

Serpentine: Bellydance with Rachel Brice (TWO-DVD SET): Complete belly dancing instructional program, Belly dancing classes with yoga, How-to in Rachel’s tribal style belly dance, including full choreographies

(TWO-DVD SET): Complete belly dancing instructional program, Belly dancing classes with yoga, How-to in Rachel’s tribal style belly dance, including full choreographies.

Rachel Brice’s “Serpentine” DVD is full of superb instruction, both in belly dance and yoga, for the beginner and any serious student who wants to have perfect technique as a basis for their movements. The yoga warm-ups and strengthening exercises add to the belly dancing by giving agility and power to areas of the body most needed in belly dancing, like a flexible, strong back, and in facilitating the isolations in the torso. Continue reading

Element: Ballet Conditioning

Element: Ballet Conditioning

For someone that has tried just about every home workout genre out there. This DVD finally offers something that is refreshingly new to my living room! This workout is ideal for those who have danced for years and people that have never even tried on a pair of ballet slippers. The DVD is simple to pick up, and challenging to get through. The filming is elegant and the instruction is far from the cheesy power workout “motivation” that irritate me so much. After you’ve completed this workout, you feel like you’ve, not only toned up, but also learned a few things! For someone that has grown tired of the home workout video, this couldn’t have come at a better time! Continue reading

Ballet Favorites – Newly Revised Version (2011)

Ballet Favorites – Newly Revised Version

This newly revised version of Ballet Favorites features stunning excerpts from the world’s most famous ballets. This spectacular compilation showcases the talent of many of the greatest dancers of recent years, filmed at the world’s leading venues, and showcases the remarkable athleticism of Mikhail Baryshnikov and Wayne Eagling as well as the beauty and elegance of Irina Kolpakova, Darcey Bussell and many others. Continue reading

New York City Ballet: The Complete Workout, Vol. 1 and 2

New York City Ballet: The Complete Workout, Vol. 1 and 2

A deluxe edition DVD set comprised of the best-selling fitness videos New York City Ballet Workout Volume 1 and 2. The videos are designed to help you develop the strength, grace and poise of a dancer. An excellent alternative to fast paced, high-energy workout routines, this unique exercise program balances art, life and fitness into the perfect workout for any age or fitness level. Whether you love ballet or are simply searching for an alternative workout regimen designed to produce a strong, graceful body, this program will deliver exceptional results. Continue reading