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Exercises Bending the Knee and Lifting the Foot from the Floor

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/9780813032528.003.0020
Exercises Bending the Knee and Lifting the Foot from the Floor

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This chapter describes exercises bending the knee and lifting the foot from the floor. It covers cou-de-pied, pas de cheval, battement frappé, battement frappé battue, ballonné and frappé, petit battement sur le cou-de-pied, petit battement piqué, petit battement serré, grand développé; passé la jambe, from full extension to other positions en l'air; nuance, pivoting, fouetté, and fondue.

Keywords: ballet; dance; dancing; exercise

Chapter.  4271 words. 

Subjects: Dance

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