Ballet Online with Maria Ribo-O’Malley
- Mon 25 May 2020
- 10:30 - 11:30
- Open to professional level dancers and advanced level students
- Maria Ribo- O'Malley
Ballet Barre Cuban-style
The Cuban style is an authentic movement of Classical Ballet with influences from major schools of ballet - French, Italian and Russian (Vaganova). Very clean and precise work is presented from the work done at the barre. Cuban dancers are well-known for their ability to turn and execute amazing pirouettes. This class will give you the opportunity to learn this great technique and to work on pirouette balance positions whilst doing barre work. Suitable for vocational dancers up to Professional level.
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Born in Spain, Maria began her dance training at age 5 and graduated from The Royal Ballet Upper School before joining English National Ballet. Promoted to First Artist in 2004, Maria performed all the classical productions and many soloist roles all over the world. She has been teaching dance and choreography to young dancers, professionals and adults since 2008. Maria’s classes are based on a mixture of styles including the Vaganova, Cuban and British schools, focusing on pure alignment and technique at the barre then working on virtuosic turns and challenging allegro exercises in centre work. Maria has achieved many dance awards during her career, currently is the Principal of her own dance school and the Patron of DT Dance in London
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