The dégagé is empowered by driving the heel and inner thigh across the standing legs.
The music should be "felt" and the dancer should try to connect transitioning placement and position through the use of grace and calmness.
Use this exercise to confirm transitioning from placement of one shape to the next.
The dancer should use the prop (fans) to be expressive. The movement should be simple and clean, and the artistry focused through the fans.
This series includes the 7 basic movements in ballet: plier, étendre, relever, glisser, sauter, élancer and tourner.
Traveling step series: glissades. Glissade means "glide". It is a traveling step executed from the 5th position by gliding one foot in a chosen direction and closing the other foot back into 5th....
Petit Allegro series: This series include sauté, changement and échappé.
Small jumps are executed from a plié position, to an extension of the legs straight up in the air with pointed feet, l...
Turn series. A pirouette en-dehors is a complete turn on one foot on relevé towards the leg lifted up.