The Backalast is a garment aimed at improving dancers' posture by providing them with the ability to strengthen their thoracic spine as well as, assist them in finding a neutral position for their head, neck and shoulders.
The Backalast emphasises the importance of a neutral position for the shoulder blades so the dancer can avoid winging, as well as create a firm foundation for the rest of the arm position. The Backalast garment is reinforced with several discreet layers of webbing in order to maximise the awareness around several key postural corrections.
The garment has several elasticated reinforcing panels that sit flush with the back. The first set opens up and broadens the back and provides a firm foundation for the thoracic spine. The second set anchors the arm's so it elevates from the underside, connecting it with the arm reinforcement as it goes down the sleeve.
The final set of panelling is found in the front of the Backalast where the garment opens through the shoulder blades, avoiding protraction as well as opening the front of the shoulder blade and around the rib cage, relaxing a rib flare. The Backalast will enhance the proprioception for the correct muscle activation for optimum posture awareness.
The Backalast is packaged in a reusable enviro bag, with dual hand-held straps with a zipper and magnetic closure. Additional information and benefits are featured on a removable piece of fabric that can be kept for your personal use.
Continue your journey in safe dance by studying Progressive Ballet Training online. As a special offer, with the purchase of the Backalast, you can receive one month free of the PBT online training. Visit www.pbt.dance and use the coupon mentioned on the garment tag to claim.
95% Polyester 5% Spandex
Elastic band: 95% Nylon, 5% Nylon Silk
Attach velcro straps together before washing. Gentle cold machine wash separately. Line dry flat in shade. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry.
Sizing Information - Measure the fullest part of your bust and refer to the information below:
Child Small: Bust size between 55-60cm / 22-23 inches
Child Medium: Bust size between 61-66cm / 24-26 inches
Child Large: Bust size between 67-72cm / 26.5-28 inches
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