Because ballet became formalized in France, a significant part of ballet
terminology is in the French .... Showing lightness of movement in leaps and
A big part of learning ballet is learning how to do the ballet leaps. Ballet is a
graceful dance with a long history and tradition. It can take years of study to
Names of Ballet Leaps. The magical world of the ballet has enthralled audiences
for hundreds of years. From the intricate steps of the ballerinas to the most ...
Jumps that are performed to a sharp and fast tempo. allongé(aa-lohn-jay') To
stretch out, to make longer. arabesque(ah-rah-besk) This means to pose on one
and hopping are skills that require a bit of skill to master, your child will enjoy trying to get her feet off the floor.
Creative ideas for hopping and jumping
Friendly frogs: Tell your child to pretend she is a frog and hop around the room on all fours... More »
Jun 27, 2009 ... Given there are plenty of jumps in the ballet syllabus, we will focus first on a small
subset. As usual, our intention is not to teach but to pass on ...
Aug 20, 2009 ... This is the first post devoted to small jumps, the main components of what is
known as petit allégro. Used in training they assist in the ...
In ballet, allégro is a term applied to bright, fast or brisk steps and movement. All
steps where the dancer jumps are considered allégro, such as sautés, jetés, ...
A significant part of ballet terminology is descendent from the French language. ...
ballon: A term used to describe the quality of a dancer's jumps. Ballet dancers ...
Sep 16, 2013 ... To jump in ballet is so much fun. But when one knows how its even more fun.
These step-by-step programs will help you understand ballet ...