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Recording Anatomy for Ballet Dancers


Join former professional ballet dancer and founder of Athletistry, Shane Wuerthner, in a dynamic and informative workshop that will delve deep into the relationship between anatomy and ballet. In this workshop, we will explore how the intricate interplay between muscles, bones, and joints affects ballet movements and performance.


Starting with a brief overview of the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, we will dive into the specific anatomical structures that are essential for ballet technique, including the feet, ankles, legs, hips, spine, and arms. You will learn how to identify and isolate specific muscle groups and understand how they work together to execute ballet movements with grace and precision.


Through a series of exercises and drills, you will gain a deeper understanding of the anatomical principles underlying ballet technique. You will also learn strategies for injury prevention and how to incorporate anatomical awareness into your daily ballet practice.


This workshop is suitable for dancers of all levels and backgrounds who are interested in developing a deeper understanding of the science behind ballet movements. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a beginner, you will come away with a newfound appreciation for the intricate relationship between anatomy and movement in ballet.


About the Instructor:

Shane Wuerthner is a former professional ballet dancer with over 30 years of experience in the field. He is the founder of Athletistry, a company that provides anatomically-focused training programs for dancers and athletes. Shane has worked with dancers from around the world, helping them to develop their technical skills and achieve their performance goals. He is passionate about the intersection of anatomy and movement and is excited to share his knowledge with dancers of all levels.

Ballet Anatomy Workshop Recording

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