GIRLS – WOMEN
Pink leg tights (do not wear black tights as it is very difficult to see body and muscles). Leotard of your own choice however no fluorescent colors or busy prints. All dancers must have their hair pulled back from their face and secured firmly with hair-pins in a bun. Clothes and shoes are clean and frays and holes must be mended. Dancers may not wear long sloppy pants, sweat shirts or baggy shirts, jewelry and leg or ankle warmers.
Bring a white towel to all classes.
BOYS – MEN
Men wear a tight T-shirt White or Black and ballettights, a Dance Belt is mandatory. Sports trousers (rolled up) or shorts with a dance belt are alowed, however baggy pants are not suitable. Clothes and balletshoes are clean and frays and holes must be mended. Bring a white towel to all classes.
Pink leg tights and leotard of your own choice however no fluorescent colors or busy prints. Black Ballet skirt is optional, should be no longer than mid thigh (no colored skirts). The hair is pulled back from the face and tied up in a bun with hair-pins and a hairnet.
For the Dying Swan repertoire please bring kneepads
(Breng kniebeschermers mee voor de Dying Swan)
Footless black tights and leotard.
YOGA BLOCKS | FLEXIBILITY
When you start with ballet for the first time or if you need to improve your flexibility, we strongly recommend you bring two yoga blocks to class. We use the blocks with stretch exercises. If you are flexible and you can do full Split and side Splits the yoga blocks might not be necessary.
Yoga Blocks from 5 euro from Flying Tiger (Dagelijkse Groenmarkt Den Haag) here
Or at Decathlon between 5 and 25 euro here
EQUIPMENT / ACCESSORIES BALLET ONLINE
When joining online ballet you’ll need something to use as a barre, a chair, table or door at the height of your elbow. Or check this great and cheap mobile barre at Bol.com or Costway . Find a luxury barre by Harlequin. Or search with Google
For certain exercises you’ll need a stable chair that you can sit on.
If you have a slipery floor at home, balletshoes are not mandatory. You might try Foot Undies for dancers or if your floor is slippery dance bare feet or make your balletshoes wet.
YOGA MAT or TOWEL
You’ll need a yogamat or pilatesmat or a towel for floor exercises, stretching, points and / or small jumps. Compare Tunturi mats
NECESSARY for PERSONAL FEEDBACK
Use a simple clip on wide angle lens, available from 10 euro at Bol.com. The lens will give your ipad/laptop a wider angle of view making it easy to be visible from head to toe during online class.
WIFI NOT WORKING PROPERLY
Try a WiFi repeater or extender, this is used to extend the coverage area of your WiFi network. You can find them at Media Markt