Dmitri Roudnev, a former soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet, has a video on dancemedia.com that won the Dance Teacher magazine Editor's Choice for Video of the Month in February. In this excerpt from his full-length DVD, "Partnering with Dmitri Roudnev," Roudnev focuses on the placement of the male dancer's hands and how they should shift as she changes positions. His partner in the video is former Bolshoi soloist, Irina Zibrova.
For more videos from Roudnev, check out his website and online store at http://www.balletmethod.com/shop/ . He also has an entire collection of ballet class music, based on his own technique and class philosophy, which focuses on strong accents and tempos.