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Ballet Arms, Elegant Strength

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

Ballet arms create the finishing lines to make a beautiful dancer. Use these few simple yet effective exercises to improve your arms, back and overall posture.

Arms can sometimes be overlooked by larger muscle groups such as the legs and core, but creating supple, strong arms are essential for ballet dancers.

Check out this video created by Mrs. Reim.

In this video, you will find various exercises to strengthen your arms, shoulders and back.

As mentioned in the video, choose the variation the fits your level. Start slow and work your way up!

Included in this video:

1) Thera- band work (resistance band)

2) Shoulder taps

3) Weighted (or non weighted) work of arms in 1st, 2nd and 5th positions

4) Push ups (4 different variations)

5) Swan arms

(Recommended for Ages 7+)

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