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Isabella McGuire Mayes • 3 Lessons

  • Balance Course – Lesson 1
    16:00
  • Balance Course – Lesson 2
    20:00
  • Balance Course – Lesson 3
    10:00
Introduction

Wе all need balance in life right? Welcome to the Balance Course!

Course outline

About this course.

Wе all need balance in life right? Well that’s what this course is all about! This course will help you hold that arabesque balance longer, turn better, and be more impressive in your dancing! We will cover exercises to strengthen parts of the body crucial for balance, talk about what you need to do to achieve balance quickly, balancing on one leg with the leg above 90 degrees and how to use your arms and legs effectively in class to achieve seamless movement with excellent balance. You will need a theraband, small pilates ball, wobble board/ and or foam balance block. This course is suitable for all levels.

Course breakdown.
Balance Course – Lesson 1
16:00

In this lesson we will be looking at exercises to strengthen the ankles and sides of the hips. We need not only strong and stable ankles but if our hips are unstable we won’t be able to hold our balance as well as needed. I will take you through some of my favourite exercises in this lesson to help you. You will need a theraband and pilates ball, foam block or unstable service for this class.

Balance Course – Lesson 2
20:00

In this lesson we will be focusing on training the ankle strength and leg stability when balancing with the leg above 90 degrees. This is a skill we all need. When we do arabesque/ leg extentions that are higher, it is even more impressive when we can balance effectively. You will need a wobble board and small pilates ball for this class.

Balance Course – Lesson 3
10:00

In this lesson we will be learning about how to find your balance quickly! When landing from a jump or going into a rise on one leg. Isabella will take you through exericses. You can use a wobble board or a foam block which is what isabella uses. We finish the lesson with isabella telling you how to use your arms and legs in class effectively to achieve goo balance so you can put your new found strength and conditioned body to practice!

Meet your teacher.

Isabella McGuire Mayes
Founder

​Isabella trained at The Royal Ballet School and then became the first British girl to join the Vaganova Ballet Academy in Saint Petersburg at 15 where she studied for 4 years. She joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet in Russia as a soloist and later danced with Eifman Ballet.

What you’ll learn.
  • Stabilising exercises for the ankles
  • Exercises to strengthen the hips
  • Challenging Balance exercises with the wobble board, Pilates ball and foam board
  • Exercises to improve balance on demi pointe
  • Exercises to find balance quickly
Who is this for?
  • For the dancer struggling with balance and stability
  • For the dancer struggling with pirouettes
  • For the dancer with weak ankles and lower legs
  • For the dancers struggling to land jumps on one leg
  • For all levels
  • Good level of fitness required
Who is this not for?
  • Not for the dancer with a very weak core
  • Not for the dancer with poor posture
  • Not for the dancer who struggles standing on demi pointe
Pricing.

Each tier has something very special to offer. Let’s dive in and see which plan will suit your needs best taking your ballet to the next level!

pricing
Casual
Corps
Hundreds of hours of guided ballet classes, workouts and flexibility training. Guaranteed to get the results you desire behind the scenes.

Watch anytime and anywhere.
£30 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
Committed
Most popular!
Soloist
Dive deep into our signature courses. Learn how to achieve better pirouettes, higher arabesque, stronger pointe work, beginners basics and much more!

Expect a greater understanding, detailed lessons and big progress.
£50 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
Serious
Principal -7 Spaces Available!
Tired of wondering what class to do? Need structure in your routine?

Structured plans made just for you by Isabella along with direct communication with her.

Isabella will help you reach your desired goals. This gets results.

If no spots, contact us to be put on the waitlist.
£75 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
Casual
Corps
Hundreds of hours of guided ballet classes, workouts and flexibility training. Guaranteed to get the results you desire behind the scenes. Watch anytime and anywhere.
£30 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
Committed
Most popular!
Soloist
Dive deep into our signature courses. Learn how to achieve better pirouettes, higher arabesque, stronger pointe work, beginners basics and much more! Expect a greater understanding, detailed lessons and big progress.
£50 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
Serious
Principal
Tired of wondering what class to do? Need structure in your routine? Structured plans made just for you by Isabella along with direct communication with her. Isabella will help you reach your desired goals. This gets results. If no spots, contact us to be put on the waitlist.
£75 / Month

  • Access to Online Studio Classes
  • Live Weekly Online Classes
  • Access to Online studio plans & courses
  • 30 min call with Isabella to discuss goals
  • New personalised plan every 8 weeks
  • Personalised video where Isabella walks you through each new plan
  • Discounted rate to in-person workshops
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