Reflection On Ballet

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Transitioning from taking ballet from last semester to this has not changed my perspective on ballet much because I had a general idea of the goals I wanted to focus on. Reflecting on ballet from the fall, I noticed some habits that I am working on in this class. From the first day of class this semester, I did not know what to expect with the simplistic style and exercises to be performed at the barre. Over the last year of study, I have been able to grow as a dancer and also to plan goals before this semester started. My views on ballet have not changed much because I knew what I wanted to work on, aiming towards and trying to find a goal that I can relate to for each exercise. By continuing to take ballet this semester, I can work on my weaknesses and areas where I do not keep my movement as continuous as I do with other movements. Even though I have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to taking ballet,I still…show more content…
I hope by focusing on all of my original goals as well as expanding them as the semester progresses that I can be able to expand my ballet movement terminology. I noticed last semester that my issue in class was that I used to think that I did not know the combinations so I had a tendency to rely on others around me. I want to be able to not only just have clear focus, but to be able to work on how the combination is supposed to be executed besides working on just the mechanics of the movement. Once I am able to fix the correction that I hear in class another aspect I should focus and would like to work on is the consistency of making sure that I keep what I fixed throughout the class and as I progress taking ballet classes in the future. Eventually, looking at my strengths and weaknesses in ballet I should be able to work through them and try to the best of my ability to do it differently each time in a better
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