Teaching Resources

New York City Ballet Workout | Volume 1

Holistic fitness programme formerly used exclusively by the New York Ballet Company. Dancers demonstrate the exercises, which were designed by the film's narrator, Peter Martins, to balance fitness, life and art. The workout is divided into 17 short sections:

0:00 Introduction by Sarah Jessica Parker

2:30 Section 1: Warm Up One

5:55 Section 2: Warm Up Two

7:25 Section 3: Warm Up Three

9:13 Section 4: Stretches

15:54 Section 5: Abdominals & Leg Darts

20:10 Section 6: Floor Barre 1

24:48 Section 7: Floor Barre 2

30:34 Section 8: Floor Barre 3

32:50 Section 9: Pliés

36:42 Section 10: Tendu

39:42 Section 11: Dégagé

43:14 Section 12: Passé

45:03 Section 13: Front Attitude

47:42 Section 14: Grand Battement Front

49:55 Section 15: Arabesque Raises

51:32 Section 16: Little Jumps

53:47 Section 17: Reverence


The New York City Ballet Workout routine was developed by Peter Martins and the New York City Ballet along with the New York Sports Club. 

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