We all dread the same words from our ballet teachers' mouths: "Now reverse!"
But reversing ballet combinations helps our minds and bodies train in a more advanced manner, preparing us for more advanced dancing. Reversing combinations is very similar to putting together a puzzle. It challenges our minds to take each individual piece of the combination, reverse it, while quickly putting them back together. Reversing combinations takes practice, and it can be frustrating for those who are just stepping into this seemingly frantic world. But we are here to help you!
Here is out "How-To" guide to understanding reversing ballet combinations.
Photo: From the series "Espirit de Corps" by photographer Jesús Chapa-Malacara