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Exercises

Pirouette With Floor Work

While working on your pirouettes, I want to introduce a way to start combining floor rolls within a 2 count of eight combination that changes from right to left. This exercise utilizes your plié, p...

Exercises

Prep for Fan Kick

This across the floor is an introduction to fan kicks. Starting low with a rotation of the body, using weight changes preparations, and ending with the fan kick.

Combinations

Gentle Savior

This combo is first and foremost asking you to "tell your story". Surrender yourself to the music & lyrics, and find your intentions behind the movement. This is a great exercise in matching ea...

Combinations

Fingernail Moon

The tempo for this dance is a vibrant 3/4 times. Connect your steps, make your limbs long and reaching for the moon. You will be working with releases and contractions, as well as sustained positio...

Combinations

Halo

Incorporating basic skills such as chaîné turns, pirouettes, sautés and simple floor work, this lyrical combination really flows, but has clear beats and easy to follow counts. An uplifting, feel g...

Combinations

Where I Stood

The song is on the bitter sweet side, and you will need to represent that feeling throughout your body language with clean lines, contractions, releases and spirals.

Combinations

Soon We’ll Be Found

This combination incorporates a wide range of skills, including floor work, turns, extensions, sautés and jetes. It calls upon you to use all your technique, but at the same time abandon yourself t...

Exercises

Back Cabrioles

This exercise focuses on back cabrioles, in place and traveling. The steps are fast to keep the momentum going.

Combinations

Between

Musicality, musicality: this is what this dance calls for. It comprises of a lot of sustained movements, direction changes as well as some clear arms and hands positions. Pay attention to those....

Exercises

Triple Pirouette

A 16 count traveling phrase that involves direction/level changes and weight transfers, combining double chaînés and a piqué attitude with triple pirouettes.

Exercises

Back/Front Attitude Turns

This progression includes back and front attitude turns, and battements à la seconde. It is a good exercise for holding your center while turning whether your leg is front or back.

Exercises

Arabesque Turns

This exercise progresses from arabesque balances to arabesque turns.