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The Joffrey Ballet School's Book of Ballet-Fit

Allison Kyle Leopold and Dena Simone Moss

St. Martin's Griffin

The world-renowned Joffrey Ballet School makes the art and joy of ballet available to everyone.

Let Dena Simone Moss and Allison Kyle Leopold teach you everything you need to know to get in shape, beautifully sculpt your body, and truly appreciate the art of ballet. They'll let you in on all their secrets, including:

-A demystifying explanation of ballet terms and positions
-Tips on finding the right instructor and studio-and feeling comfortable once you're there
-Hints on ballet attire-including finding, choosing, and tying pointe shoes
-An exhaustive directory of where to find ballet publications, audio and videotapes, books, dance wear, schools, and studios.

Perfect for the beginner and the veteran balletomane, The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit offers an inside glimpse into the mysterious and beautiful world of ballet.

The world-renowned Joffrey Ballet School makes the art and joy of ballet available to everyone.

Let Dena Simone Moss and Allison Kyle Leopold teach you everything you need to know to get in shape, beautifully sculpt your body, and truly appreciate the art of ballet. They'll let you in on all their secrets, including:

-A demystifying explanation of ballet terms and positions
-Tips on finding the right instructor and studio-and feeling comfortable once you're there
-Hints on ballet attire-including finding, choosing, and tying pointe shoes
-An exhaustive directory of where to find ballet publications, audio and videotapes, books, dance wear, schools, and studios.

Perfect for the beginner and the veteran balletomane, The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit offers an inside glimpse into the mysterious and beautiful world of ballet.

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JOFFREY SCHOOLS BK OF BALLET P
1From Barbells to Ballet Slippers: If you're considering a ballet class, read this first 
 
BALLET FITNESS IS TOTAL FITNESS--body and mind--not just for your teens but for a lifetime. Overwhelmingly, as our needs and expectations from fitness have evolved, adult beginners are flocking to ballet class not just for their bodies, but for their heads. And, overwhelmingly, the ballet-fitness world is embracing adults of all ages and abilities.The increasing number of ballet and ballet-based fitness classes represents one of the biggest shifts on the
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Allison Kyle Leopold and Dena Simone Moss

  • Dena Simone Moss is an attorney and teacher at the Joffrey Ballet School.

    Allison Kyle Leopold is a magazine editor and ballet student. Both live in New York City.
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The Joffrey Ballet School's Book of Ballet-Fit

Allison Kyle Leopold and Dena Simone Moss

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