With a second set of lockdown restrictions becoming ever more likely it was nice to discover The Silver Swans and their new online ballet classes from the Duchess of Cornwall.
Interview with Emma Barnett on BBC
“I am a very ancient Silver Swan” the Duchess of Cornwall promotes the Silver Swans ballet classes during her interview with Emma Barnett. The Duchess of Cornwall explains why she and her friends love the Silver Swans ballet classes to stay in shape.
You can watch the Silver Swans online videos
The free online ballet exercise classes are designed for the older generation who love music and dance to learn ballet from their own homes. Experienced dancers and beginners are all welcome to join the free Silver Swans classes.
The Royal Academy of Dance have created some videos for people to do the lessons in their own time.
Here is one of the videos by RAD teacher and Silver Swans expert practitioner, Sarah Platt.
Dance a great way to keep fit
There are lots of ways to keep fit but dance is one of my favourites, especially the graceful movements of ballet. Ballet is really good for your core and your posture, its slow and graceful and if offers a chance to learn a new skill.
Find a class in your area
You can use their online map to find a teacher in your area who may run their own online classes.