Friday, 15 August 2014 00:00

How to Dance in Ballet Pointe Shoes

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Lori Lahnmann, Administrative Director of the Philidelphia Dance Academy and the Philadelphia Youth Academy talks us through a three steps in this video; Pique' is a movement when the dancer transfers their stance from one let, to the other, by stepping out directly onto pointe. Plie'is a smooth and continuous bending of the knees, outward, with the back held straight and Releve' is rising from any position to balance on one or both feet ....


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