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I have been doing Ballet since I was 2 years old, but I still don't think I am very good!. I have been placed in an advanced class, but I still think I think I need to step up my game!.!.!. Any exercises I could do to make me more flexible and help with my balence!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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I noticed that you said advanced class not advance classes!. Can I assume that you only take one ballet class a week!? However many you take, if you wish to improve your flexibility and balance, I would suggest adding an additional class!. That is absolutely the best way to get better!Www@QuestionHome@Com

Flexibility comes with a lot pf practice and time - trust me!. I'm not flexible by any means necessary, but these stretches I do before class help me out a lot:
1!. Tuck one leg in and have the other straight out in front of you!. Bend over and try to touch your nose to your knee!. Hold it there, then repeat with the other leg!.
2!. Find a wall and sit in a straddle position!. Pull yourself towards the wall and try to get a flat straddle across the wall!. This is hard, but it's helped me out so much!
3!. Sit in a butterfly and reach out as far as you can!. Really helps your hips stretch!
4!. Splits!. Classic and painful, but vital stretches!. Once you get the splits, life will be a lot easier!.

Balance comes easily to me, but what I do is whenever I'm waiting in line or just standing still, I go up on releve to work on my balance!. Your weight should be in the balls of your feet, especially your first and second toe!. Focusing on keeping your balance in one spot has made it a lot easier to balance in one spot!.

Hope I could help, and remember, it takes time, patience, and a lot of work!. I think you're better than what you say, but you have to convince yourself before you can improve even more!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

more classes, always stretching, wall stretch, ALWAYS STRETCHING!Www@QuestionHome@Com