Anastasia was born in Siberia, Russia in the city of Tomsk and started doing ballet at the age of 7 at her local Sunday school. When she was 10 years old she entered the Vaganova Ballet Academy in Saint Petersburg to begin her vocational training.
Anastasia graduated with honours in 2018 from the class of Yulia Kosenkova and immediately joined the Mariinsky Ballet company. As a member of corps de ballet she dances in the majority of the Mariinsky Theatre’s ballet repertoire in many classical and character roles.
Her favourite role to date is dancing as one of the fairies in Balanchine’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and the lead Mazurka in “Swan Lake”.
Floor BarreAnastasia Demidova31 MinutesIntermediate LevelIn this film, Anastasia teaches a floor barre beginning with some simple feet exercises and then moving on to lying down exercises 4 mins into the film. The idea of a floor barre is to simulate the exercises a...