Question by Ivy Veleno: How can i get that Svetlana Zakharova Extension?
i’m a ballet dancer, i’ve been doing it for over 15 years. i’m flexible, and i can oversplit with my leg on the wall, or on blocks on the floor. but for some reason, i just dont have the strength (in my side muscles maybe?) to hold that beautiful al la seconde… what can i do to get my adagio to look like this;
it’s so amazing!!!
my arabesque is about that level, that’s not the problem.
my alla seconde is only about… oh, 140-150 degrees, and i want it to be a perfect 180, like THAT!
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Answer by mintchips49
If you have been training for 15 years and can’t do that, then either you don’t have the body and facility to do it, or are in poor training.
* I find it a bit strange that with the lovely way Svetlana dances, that you chose to emulate the least impressive thing she does. Anyone can be born with certain gifts of body for the ballet, but her dancing is way more sublime then just how high she can get her leg up.
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