Ballet Barres

Welcome back to my blog!

Today we’re going to learn about ballet barres.

Dancers use barres when they warm up.  Barres are used to keep your balance and so you have something to stretch your leg on.

Here is a picture of children using a barre:

Here’s a picture of a ballet dancer using the barre to stretch her muscles:

Here’s a video of some barre exercises:

Ask your mom or dad to print out this picture for you to color.

(don’t forget to say “thank you”)

Please come back next week.  We are going to talk about a ballet exercise called a “plie“(pleeay).




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