What is FUNBO?

“Funbo” stands for Functional Body Workout. This unique method is based on the training for professional ballet dancers by Master Hiro Asari at “Dancers’ Thera-pit” in Japan. All dancers trained under him enhanced their ballet skills dramatically and 90% of them achieved their ballet career rapidly in companies in Japan and overseas. With his 20 years extensive experience he created the Funbo Method in 2004 in order to help body conditioning for dancers and women widely. The place “Dancers’ Thera-pit” became the legend for ballet dancers all over the world.

Official Certified FUNBO instructor, Aya Tajimi teaches Funbo classes at several ballet schools in New York and Connecticut, and works with private clients as well. Through Aya’s experience dancing professionally and teaching ballet in Japan and the US, her classes are more beneficial and valuable for improving students’ ballet skills physically and technically.

This Method specializes in building core muscles using unique counting, which is more effective for deep muscles- inner tights, glutes, back, abs and arms for dancing.

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Why Should You Take FUNBO?

Working hard during ballet class is the most important key to success. However, in order to elevate your dancing skill to the next level, you need to learn and build the proper muscles.  Dancer’s bodies need unique strength building exercises to keep up with the demands of ballet.  The KEY is “how to use your body/muscles” in ballet. It is important to consider not only taking ballet lessons, but body conditioning classes too. Here are the steps for development.

  • Train and build your body in FUNBO class

  • Learn how to use your body as dancer and watch your body change

  • Improved balance, higher jumps, and quicker feet. Movements become smoother while your muscles increase their length and flexibility.

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When Are The Classes?

Join us for a FUNBO class today! For SBS students class is on Saturdays from 11:30-12:30.  Open adult class is Sundays at 9:00am and Thursdays at 9:30am.  For more information on FUNBO visit https://www.funboworkout.us .  Contact the studio to register today!

Thank you!

Liz Kawalek
Artistic and Production Coordinator
Scarsdale Ballet Studio

About Scarsdale Ballet Studio

Scarsdale Ballet Studio is one of the most respected dance schools for classical ballet training for girls and boys in Westchester County and the NY Metro area. Under the direction of former New York City Ballet ballerina Diana White, we are the only studio in the area licensed to study and perform George Balanchine ballets. Our professionally accomplished faculty and choreographers nurture and inspire ballet students of all ages with a life-long love of dance, regardless of their future aspirations. Join us to see what makes Scarsdale Ballet Studio unique.

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