Ballet bar

Veronika Aksenova

MSAC graduate, Kremlin Ballet performer, choreography trainer

Basics of classical dance.

Why choreography is so important for an ice skater and a common person.

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Veronika Aksenova

Artist of the Kremlin ballet theatre. Teacher-choreographer.

Plie

Veronika will show one of the basics to mind in ice skating and dance classes: stretched knees, lines, and plie.

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Veronika Aksenova

Why choreography is so important for an ice skater and a common person.

Rond de jambe par terre

This video show the most important elements and practice for an ice skater.

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Veronika Aksenova

Artist of the Kremlin ballet theatre. Teacher-choreographer.

Battement fondu

Veronika will show you the battement fondu. 'Fondu' is French for 'melting'.

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Veronika Aksenova

Artist of the Kremlin ballet theatre. Teacher-choreographer.

Grand Battement

In this lesson we will do a figure called grand battement. It's a big kick done by mostly a foot of a turned out leg. The leg is turned out in thigh while we're standing tall on the support leg. And we draw up the entire body. Grand battement starts with the 5th position.

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