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Demi Plié
Small bend of the knees
Small bend of the knees
Grand Plié
Big bend of the knees
Big bend of the knees
Tendu
To stretch, stretched
To stretch, stretched
Degage
Disengage
En dehors
rounding of the foot outward (out the door)
rounding of the foot outward (out the door)
En dedans
rounding of the leg inward
rounding of the leg inward
Fondu
to melt
Frappe
to strike
Port de bras
movement of the arms
En Croix
in shape of a cross
Soussus
on the balls of your feet or toes in fifth position
Soutenu
sustained
En face
facing the front
Arabesque
with one leg in the air
Pas de bourree
back, side, front.
Eleve
to rise to the balls of your feet or toes
Releve
to rise to the balls of your feet or toes from a plie
changement
change
glissade
glide
assemblé
assemble
Demi Pointe
stand high on the ball of the feet.
Ecchapé
front fifth to second to back fifth position
Développe
foot rises with arm as if attached with string
Révérence
curtsey or bow