This exercise will strengthen all the correct muscles used for ballet, when pointing your feet. It will build up your control over key areas for pointe work and improve your alignment, making you aware of the lines used in ballet. The guide below is designed for use with a fitness band, this is so you have a resistance to work against. These fitness bands come in different strengthes, do not automatically buy the hardest strength as you may strain or injure yourself. Instead ask a sales advisor what would be best for your grade in ballet.