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Ballet Barre Stretch & Strength
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Melissa Elstein and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 25 mins
This is the perfect barre workout for beginners as well as advanced dancers. Finis Jhung first shows and explains each exercise in detail: he tells you why it's important, breaks it down count-by-count, and shows you how to do it. The exercise is then demonstrated by Melissa Elstein, first to one side, then the ot...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Melissa Elstein and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 25 mins
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Basic Ballet Movement Skills, 3, Basic Ballet Movement Skills Lesson 3: The Balancé: Sideways, Backward, Forward, Turning
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Suspension Productions; interview by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Antonio Carmena, in Basic Ballet Movement Skills, 3, in Basic Ballet Movement Skills Lesson 3: The Balancé: Sideways, Backward, Forward, Turning (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
In ballet class, whenever the music is in 3/4, the balancé is frequently used to dance into various poses, turns, and jumps. This quintessential ballet step is usually done quickly without instruction, which can make it a "mystery" step. But not for long, because in this long-awaited video Finis Jhung and NYCB so...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Suspension Productions; interview by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Antonio Carmena, in Basic Ballet Movement Skills, 3, in Basic Ballet Movement Skills Lesson 3: The Balancé: Sideways, Backward, Forward, Turning (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
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Basic Ballet Movement Skills 2
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2013), 1 hour 33 mins
Finis Jhung shows you — count by count — how to shape and move your arms and hands with amplified grace and elegance; how to find and display your arabesque and balance the piqué pose; how to work the feet and balance in coupé; and how to waltz in various directions and positions. Each exercise has two parts...
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2013), 1 hour 33 mins
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Basic Ballet Movement Skills 1
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Antonio Carmena and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2013), 1 hour 37 mins
This is Lesson 1 of a new series by Finis Jhung which shows you how to do the most frequently used center floor movements — the dancing steps — that travel forward and sideways and link to various poses, turns, and jumps. In this video, Finis breaks down count-by-count the following steps: pas de bourrée en a...
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Antonio Carmena and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2013), 1 hour 37 mins
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Meditative Stretching
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2012), 1 hour 27 mins
This video records me [Finis Jhung] at age 75. Each day finds me quietly waging my own personal battle against aging. I can't let a day go by without doing my own personal regime of stretches. When I don't do my daily exercises, my body complains with pain. In this video I will show you the exercises I have found...
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2012), 1 hour 27 mins
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Pirouette Class #3
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Isabella Boylston and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
This instructional video, featuring instructor Finis Jhung, is about perfecting the pirouette.
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Isabella Boylston and Finis Jhung, 1937- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
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Pirouette Class #2
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directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937- (Ballet Dynamics, 2011), 47 mins
Here are twelve new lessons which break down the fundamental elements of the pirouette en dehors from fourth position. Instructions about correct muscle usage and the mechanics of movement have been minutely detailed in bite-sized, digestible 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 minute segments. As you study each lesson you will discov...
directed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937- (Ballet Dynamics, 2011), 47 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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Use Your Head & Turn!
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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 Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2010), 1 hour 34 mins
Whenever the best dancers pirouette and change directions, they turn their head quickly with eyes sharply focused—this is what makes their dancing so enjoyable. As you might imagine, it''s not easy to keep your balance when you must pirouette or turn your head quickly and move across the floor. In the same way y...
directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2010), 1 hour 34 mins
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The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: The Center Floor Ballet Warm-up
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directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins
This new ballet warm-up was inspired by the boys of BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL on Broadway. To get these extraordinarily talented youngsters warmed up and ready to turn and jump within a 1-hour class, Finis had them work off the barre, standing in center floor in front of the mirrors. When you are unable to hold on...
directed by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Joe Locarro, fl. 2011; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Sachiko Kanai (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins
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