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The Art of Pointework, Level 2
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 48 mins
Judy Weiss tells you all about the construction of the pointe shoe and how to find the shoe for you. Ashlee Knapp, now dancing with The New York City Ballet, shows you special foot and ankle strengthening exercises, how to correctly prepare your shoe and foot, and how to tie your ribbons. Finis and Ashlee show you...
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 48 mins
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Classic Classes: Advanced Beginning/Intermediate Pointe Class
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Johanna Snyder (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
Teach it or take it, this class is a beauty. Finis works with the elegant Johanna Snyder of The American Ballet Theatre in a simply structured class on pointe that begins with Finis presenting and showing each barre exercise and then standing by and coaching Johanna as she beautifully demonstrates. In center floor...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Johanna Snyder (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: The Power Barre - Essential Exercises for Strength & Control
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directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Isabella Boylston (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2008), 1 hour 17 mins
As you do these exercises on a portable barre in front of the mirror you will be encouraged to use the barre by pressing down on it with your hands. This will energize your shoulders and supporting arm, strengthen your posture, and help you to balance the movement of your legs and feet in center floor. You will al...
directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Isabella Boylston (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2008), 1 hour 17 mins
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Get on Your Leg & Dance!
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directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Antonio Carmena (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2010), 41 mins
Learn to step into the air and over-cross your glissade so you strike beautiful poses on flat, half-toe and in the air with speed and elegance. Each exercise teaches you how to correctly plié and relevé on one leg so you develop the muscular strength you need to have so that you can maximize your range of moveme...
directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Antonio Carmena (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2010), 41 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 1
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directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 57 mins
Judy Weiss tells you all about the construction of the pointe shoe and how to find the shoe for you. Ashlee Knapp, now dancing with The New York City Ballet, shows you special foot and ankle strengthening exercises, how to correctly prepare your shoe and foot, and how to tie your ribbons. Finis and Ashlee show you...
directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 57 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 3
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 47 mins
This revolutionary new video shows Michele Wiles, today a critically acclaimed Principal Dancer of The American Ballet Theatre, in real time and slow motion. Each carefully planned exercise is first taught by Finis, then performed by Michele, analyzed in slow motion with detailed commentary by Finis, and repeated...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 47 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 4
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 59 mins
Reviewing Michele's debut as the ballerina in Balanchine's Theme & Variations at The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, Jennifer Dunning of the New York Times said "Ms. Wiles tore through the demanding ballet like a colt, newly released and running free . . . her big open torso and appetite for space were...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 59 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 5: Pirouettes
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Saige Miller (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2006), 1 hour 32 mins
Finis shows and explains each exercise, 15-year-old Saige demonstrates on both sides, Finis comments and analyzes, and then Saige repeats the exercise. This video is all about the preparations that create the results. Watch how Saige turns her plié and rolls through her feet. As she starts dancing across the floo...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Saige Miller (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2006), 1 hour 32 mins
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The Art of Teaching with Finis Jhung, No. 2: Turns
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Cheryl Sladkin (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
Your students want to turn. You wish they could. Well, they can, and they will. Now you can see and learn the "secrets" to dazzling turns. Whether it's a male virtuoso finishing 9 turns on demi-pointe or a ballerina doing 4 on pointe while raising her arms, it all comes from the preparation. Finis begins chaînés...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Cheryl Sladkin (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
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Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937-, in Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
Here is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of ballet dancing for those who have never studied ballet or haven’t danced since childhood—a “Do-Along” video you can actually follow and do. Get in touch with your body and your senses while learning how to do the basic movements that are the essenc...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937-, in Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
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