Facing the barre in parallel
side to the barre unless specified
Demi Plie 1, straighten 2, eleve 3, lower 4, grand plie 5,6,7, change positions 8.
1st, 2nd, 4th, 3rd -Tendue 2nd, close 1st, plie releve balance hold arms Low for 4 cts, 1st for 4cts, 5th for 4 cts. lower heels. Repeat otherside.
Tendues from 1st position
Tendue, Flex, turn leg in, turn leg out, press through foot demi point touch floor full point. close plie, straighten legs.
at end of encoix, draw working leg into susous. Hold arms 1st and try for 8cts. Repeat otherside.
Degages from 1st position
Degage 1, close 2,
degage 3, close plie 4,
degage 5, pique 6, pique 7
close 8. Other Leg.
* keep piques and degages the same heigth.
angle body on diagonal, one hand on barre.
Prep: fondue and tendue devant rondejomb to the back (en dehor).
4x arms: low, 1st, 5th, 2nd
reverse rondejomb en dedans 4x: arms 5th, 1st, low, 2nd.
Passe hold flat foot.
Repeat on Other leg
4 count prep: breath of arms float out 1 and in 2, Tendue ala seconde & grab barre 3, other arm in 5th as leg pulls into a flexed position on standing leg count 4.
Frappe 3x each: F, S,B, S arms: 5th, 2nd, Arabesque 2nd, 2nd.
Repeat other side
Fondue feet in 3rd. ARE WE DOING EnCOix???
to start the fondue action, the gesture leg bends first then the standing leg. 4 counts per melting action..
fondue out to tendue, then out to degage, then out to higher and hold 4cts.
then foundue into coupe and releve: coupe hold.
Repeat other leg.
Reinforce why we do Barre----Muscle memory so you can dance with out the barre, plus Technique gives you more choices on how to move your body and be in control of that movement.
press down for 4 counts kick on ct 5. F, S, B, S
Later on move to Leg Brushes.
CENTER FLOOR (Turn and Jump sequence)
Turn: Pirouette Preps: from 3rd, Tendue plie,passe balance x2
1/4 Turns, 1/2 Turns, Full turns
Jumps: 3rd R in Front
Coupe front foot, coupe back foot, coupe front foot, jump together 3rd Right in front. Repeat pattern over.
then change to Left side in 3rd
ACROSS THE FLOOR (turn and jump sequence)
wk 1& 2
-Chasse step prep(lunge) Leap
-2 Pique preps (no turn), 1 slow chaine turn, repeat
-2 pique turns and 1 fast chaine turn, repeat
-chasse/glisse into a chaine arms pull in
??-Skip in place R/L; run, run, run