Ballet Class: Intermediate & Advanced
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Instructor: Cynthia Harvey (Instructor Profile)
Instructor: David Howard (Instructor Profile)
Instructor: Peter Fonseca (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 60 min.
Street Date: April 29, 2008
Certified instructor description:
David Howard, America's foremost ballet master, leads some of the world's finest young dancers in an intermediate ballet class specially designed to expand the classical vocabulary, movement potential and kinetic awareness of the student. Dancers and teachers alike are given the possibility to participate in this unique class, which features Cynthia Harvey and Peter Fonseca, formerly with the American Ballet Theatre.
David Howard, ballet master, teacher and coach was a soloist with the Royal Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada. Mr. Howard opened his world famous school on Manhattan's upper west side in 1977. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Regional Ballet, and served as its President from 1976-1979.
He has been a guest teacher for New York's Metropolitan Opera, the Joffrey, Boston Ballet, the National Ballet of Canada and the Ballet de Marseilles. David Howard teaches and has coached many of the world's foremost dancers and celebrities including Natalia Makarova, Gelsey Kirkland, Valery and Galina Panov, Patrick Bissell, Cynthia Harvey and many others.
Lynn Stanford, ballet's top accompanist, has composed an original score, ideally suited to the needs of the dancer.