Ball Conditioning for Dancers
Ball Conditioning is wonderful for assisting in developing deep core strength, especially in dancers, however many people do not know how to use a ball properly. This two stage course starts with the basics of core control and progresses to advanced exercises in an easy to follow way.
As you work your way through this 50 page ebook, you will build a comprehensive set of exercises to use within your current training, including how to put together a program. You will also learn everything you need to know about the principles of ball conditioning, myths about core stability, the anatomy of the spine, the importance of breathing and more.
If you would prefer the full colour, professionally printed workbook instead of the Ebook, you can purchase this directly through amazon. This guide has detailed, illustrations of all of the exercises and helps you keep your notes and progress in one place.
About this course:
A large exercise ball can be a dancers’ best friends and is wonderful for assisting in developing deep core strength, however many people do not know how to use a ball properly. This Ball Conditioning for Dancers course starts with the basics of core control and progresses to advanced exercises in an easy to follow way. Combining exercises on the stability ball with the principles of Pilates enhances your core activation, strength and stability through your pelvis and hips. You will also learn how to increase mobility and control of your spine, which will rapidly improve your overall strength for dance class. While some activation and isolation exercises are explored on the mat, we will also challenge our bodies in various positions in relation to the ball from very basic exercises to others at a high level.
This two stage Ball Conditioning course will build towards a comprehensive set of exercises that you can use on a regular basis within your current training. This does not mean that you have to do all of the exercises in the book at once, but it will provide you with a good selection of new and challenging exercises to enhance your training. In the beginning, working on a ball can be very tiring, so picking just a few exercises to work on and perfect will provide the best results.
This program is ideal for dedicated dancers who want to take their training to a new level and who are wishing to develop the specificity of their dance conditioning exercises to support their class work.
Feel free to explore our other resources related to core stability and control:
- A New Approach to Core Stability – This program demystifies the specifics of core stability that are essential in mastering control of your true core.
- Dance Conditioning One – Explore the most effective and current ways to approach your warm up, mobilisation techniques for enhanced flexibility, spinal and pelvic mobility and more with our Dance Conditioning One program.