Chapter

How Center Exercises Are Done

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032528
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813046310 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0008
How Center Exercises Are Done

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This chapter presents instructions for performing center exercises. It covers fondue, passés, arabesque, piqué arabesque, pirouette, glissade, jumps, breathing in jumps, assemblé, jeté, grand royale, pas de bourrée, cha îné turns, and arm positions in basic exercises.

Keywords: ballet; dance; fondue; passés; arabesque; piqué arabesque; pirouette; glissade; jumps

Chapter.  2810 words. 

Subjects: Dance

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