Progressing Ballet Technique
Johanna is a certified instructor of PBT and listed in the online directory.
Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet.
Safe dance training has been a passion of Marie’s as an educator for over 4 decades. It is sometimes difficult for students to feel what muscles initiate the correct alignment in ballet their training. However, as the fit ball is continually mobile under the student’s’ body it gives the students a proprioception for their posture and weight placement whilst feeling each correct muscle groups. Each exercise has been developed with care and guidance. The programs have received positive feedback from teachers’ and students worldwide.
After continual success in monitoring the student’s’ progress in these integral areas of ballet training, Marie was encouraged by teachers to produce her programs and share her PBT technique. The programs are wonderful teaching tools that enhances ballet training. In addition the students online section give each student an opportunity to study at home to improve their ballet technique. Many professional dancers also use the program to keep their form during holiday break. The program also has advantages during rehabilitation from injury.