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Steps

Petits Sauts

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...

Steps

Pirouette En-Dehors

Turn series. A pirouette en-dehors is a complete turn on one foot on relevé towards the leg lifted up.

Steps

Movements

This series includes the 7 basic movements in ballet: plier, étendre, relever, glisser, sauter, élancer and tourner.

Exercises

Tombé Pas de Bourrée

This progression incorporates a basic move in most ballet work.

Combinations

Rise Up

Fluid and defined, this piece should move as easily as the time signature.

Exercises

Sissone Ouverte

This progression is used to jump into the air while keeping your lines in the air.

Combinations

Tea For Two

This combination incorporates your basic tendu, small jump and placement. It is important to use proper port de bras being supported by your back and to articulate your feet and legs!

Exercises

Unders/Overs

Finding isolation of the pelvis and extended inner thigh will help articulate directions.

Exercises

Passé

In this exercise, the dancer should focus on a committed passé, staying simple through the torso.