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Epaula
Shouldered
Efface
Open or Shaded
Soubresaut
Sudden Jumping
Pas de Bourree
Running Steps
Ecarte
Seperated, thrown wide apart
Pique tour en dedans
Pique turing inward
Grand Jete
Large forward traveling leap
Glissade
Glide
Changement des Pieds
Change of the feet
Demi Plie
Half Bend
Battement degage
beating disengaged
Eleve
to rise up with straight leg to 3/4 point or balls of feet
What are the difference between attitude and arabesque?
Attitude is a pose on one leg and the other leg is lifted, well turned out and bend at the knee with the lower leg and foot opened away from the body.

Arabesque is a pose in which the body is balanced over one foot with the other leg fully extended behind, the arms also are extended, palms down creating long symmetrical line fingertip to toe
Sissonne
From both feet onto one foot
Battement Fondu
Melting
Battement Frappe
Struck
Grand Battement
Large beating action of the leg
Rond de jambe a terre
circle or round of leg on the floor
Port de Bras
Carriage of the arms
What are the fiver different fundamental movements of elevation?
-both feet to both feet (temps leve saute)
-bot feet to one foot (sissonne)
-from one foot to both (assemble)
-(or leap)from one foot to the other foot (jete)
-(or hop) on one foot (tems leve)
En Avant
Forward
Cou de pied
neck of the foot
Sus Sous
over under
Balance
a rocking waltz step
Battement Tendu
Beating stretched
Develop
developed or unfolded
-cou de pied, retire, attitude, straight leg, tendu, close
Arabesque
Moorish ornament
Pirouette
Whirl or spn
-spot head, arms 3-1, supporting leg to eleve, working leg in retire poosition
Grand Plie
a large bending of the knees
Spotting
the gaze stays on a fixed point straight in front of the body as the turn begins the head then leads the tuen arriving back at point with body
What does RICE stand for?
Rest
Ice
Compreesion
Elevation
Plie
Bending movement of the legs
Battement retire (passe)
WIthdrawing of the leg
Attidude
got its name from a Statue of Mercury
Coupe
To cut
Chaines
Chains or links
Reverence
the end (bow ir curtsey)
What are the three most fundamental exercises at barre?
Plie, Eleve, Battement Tendu

They are movements of the legs, bending and straightening the knees, raisung adn lowering heels and stretching foot along floor to a point position before returning to a closed position
Chasse
chased
En Bas
Low
In a Chaine what position are the arms and legs in?
Arm in either en bas or en avant

legs are in first position
Soutenu
Sustained
Croise
Crossed
En haut
high
Assemble
Assembled or jioned together
A la quatrieme
to the fourth
Jete
throw
Saute
Jumped
Direction of extention
devant (front)
a la second (side)
derriere (back)
Echappe Saut
Escaped jump
hy did the french become the language of Ballet?
Because ballet was first natured in the royal courts and acedemics of france
A la second
to the second
Temps Leve
time raised