Inspired by Black Swan? Try these ballet work-outs pog-eye January 28, 2011 Lose weight, tone-up and keep your sanity, with these 10 fat-busting workouts inspired by Black Swan starring Natalie Portman Try it at Home: Arm and Abs TonerArm and abs tonerSitting down on a towel or a mat, extend your legs out straight. Try it at Home: Pass Press Series Thigh TonerPass press series thigh toner Begin standing, with the back of a chair on your left and your left hand on the back of the chair for balance. Try it at home: knee dancing bum tonerKnee dancing bum tonerKneeling on the floor (be sure to have some padding like a carpet or mat underneath you) squeeze your buttocks together and tuck your pelvis under, t From our partner Try it at home: the arrow lower body tonerThe arrow lower body tonerStanding with your feet in 1st position (your heels pressed together and your toes turned out), place your hands on your hips an Try it at Home: Single Leg Ballet KickSingle leg ballet kick Standing in 1st position (your heels pressed together and toes turned out), with the back of a chair on your left, bend your left elbow and rest you Try it at Home: Wide Second Position PlieWide second position pliBegin with your legs in 2nd position (your feet in a parallel line, 12 inches apart, toes turned out). Try it at Home: Abs ScissorsAbs scissorsLying down on your back, lift both of your feet off the ground and bend your knees 90 degrees, tucking them in towards your chest. From our partner Try it at Home: 4th Position Posture Refiner and Booty Lifter4th position posture refiner and bum lifterBegin standing, facing three feet away from the back of a chair, with your feet in 1st position (heels pressed together and Try it at Home: Hip Opener for Lower Back ReleaseTry it at home: Hip opener for lower back releaseStand facing two feet away from the back of a chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Try it at Home: RockIt Barre Butt BlasterRockIt barre bum blaster Standing with your feet together, facing four feet away from the back of a chair, bend forward at the hips, holding onto the back of the chai 1 / 10 Previous Next FROM OUR NETWORK JOIN THE CONVERSATION What's Popular 1The 5 most terrifying facts about gun violence in the United States. 2When she was 16, Alison learned she had been born without a vagina or uterus. 3The one good thing that came out of 13 Reasons Why's dangerous second season. 4Celeb in 5: Wednesday's best entertainment and gossip news. 5EXPLAINER: The 2011 Brisbane rape case that very nearly slipped through the police's hands. FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?