Boris Kniaseff Floor Barre with Nadja Saidakova



THIS LESSON was recorded for professional dancers in Germany during isolation. Now you also have a unique opportunity to practice using the same methodology by which the best dancers in Germany prepare themselves.

“Floor Barre” is a unique technique that has been successfully used by ballet professionals, students, and beginners all over the world since the beginning of the 20th century.

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Boris Knyazev is the author of the FB method, revolutionary in the field of choreography, its essence is that all the training exercises that consisted of a classical dance lesson were carried out lying or sitting on the floor. Boris Knyazev’s parterre gymnastics was aimed at developing the elasticity of the ligaments, strengthening the muscles of the lower extremities, beautiful posture, stability, and good coordination of movements.

“Floor Barre” can be used as a light warm-up before the main ballet lesson, as well as a separate “lesson on the floor” for intensive training and strengthening the back muscles, building good posture, and stretching. The muscles of the abdomen, abs, chest are strengthened. In the process of training, the eversion of the feet, knees, hips is developed. The En-dehors position is acquired due to the increased load on the deep muscles of the pelvic floor, which cannot be achieved by practicing only at the ballet barre in a standing position.

The great advantage of Kniaseff parterre gymnastics is that it is performed on the floor, that is, without unnecessary stress on the spine, which does not harm the back. In this way, excessive stress, balance problems, and improper placement of body weight on the legs can be prevented. Kniaseff’s exercise is especially recommended after a long break in ballet classes, after injuries as rehabilitation.

Due to the influence of the COVID-19 , the lesson contents made for  “stay-home”. The recording is also taken at home during pandemic time ,thank you for your understanding.