This video was created by Peter Martins, Ballet Master of the New York City Ballet, for use by the public as a fitness workout. The program consists of 50 stretches and exercises that are designed to develop the grace and flexibility of a dancer. The exercises combine stretching with strengthening to improve body tone and stamina. The student using this method will develop better posture and cardiovascular stamina. The exercises are said to enhance body self-awareness and poise. The exercises are set to classical music.