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Element: Ballet Conditioning
Element Ballet Conditioning
Actor: Elise Gulan
Director: n/a
Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts, Exercise & Fitness
NR     2007     0hr 51min

Ballet Dancers always have slender bodies that are both strong and lean with lovely proportion and gorgeous body lines. One of the greatest secrets to a dancer's body is ballet conditioning which focuses on all muscle grou...  more »

     

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Actor: Elise Gulan
Director: n/a
Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts, Exercise & Fitness
Sub-Genres: Ballet & Dance, Stretching
Studio: ANCHOR BAY
Format: DVD - Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 12/04/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 0hr 51min
Screens: Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Karen B. from MIAMI, FL
Reviewed on 11/22/2011...
Excellent! Great conditioning programme!
A++
Kristine M.
Reviewed on 7/16/2009...
The synopsis is not correct for this dvd. Elise Gulan is the instructor not Elena Brower.
1 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Finally Something Different
D Rock | New York, NY | 12/05/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"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 challanging 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!"
Excellent!
Tola | Indianapolis, IN | 01/26/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"After going through this video, it is exactly what I have been looking for (and the price was so good! At $8 it is a bargain, the video and sound quality is much, much more than a $8 workout dvd to me). I wanted something challenging that would be a good filler for days when I can't get to the gym. It's going to become much more than that because it is that good.

Likes:
>The scenery is wonderful as other reviewers have said.

>The use of a chair and not a barre - when she switches to the other side to work the other leg, she physically moves the chair to the other side. In other ballet videos where they've used a barre, usually I have to pause the tape because I can't quite get my chair moved around fast enough to start working the other side (they just turn around and start doing the exercises; if I turn around I'm no longer facing the TV :-)).


>The fact that the voice cueing is done as a voice over, instead of by the person doing the exercises, this makes it VERY easy to follow

>Recognition all along the way that not everyone is as flexible - and continuous encouragement that with time flexibility will come

Overall, it is an excellent dvd and I'm glad I bought it.

"
Ballerina amatuer
S. Brown | USA | 12/22/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"My legs were SHAKING after completing this workout and I've been doing the NYC Ballet workouts 1 and 2 for over a year plus 2 ballet classes once a week and an hour of cardio on the treadmill 5 days a week. This is a great workout and she makes you feel like a beautiful ballet dancer no matter your skill level. I can't wait to keep doing this workout-- I want to see what I look like in a month!!
Tip--- the only chair I had on hand wasn't tall enough or sturdy enough for this workout. I recommend a tall chair that doesn't fold!"