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Beginner Class 2nd Lesson Notes

Barre Exercises
1. Demi-plies
2. Rises
3. Battement Tendu
4. Battement Glisse
-- glisse = glide

Centre Exercises
1. Port de bra
2. Plies and rises
3. Sautes (jumps) in Parallel, 1st, 2nd and 5th position
--> remember that all jumps should begin and end in a good turned out demi-plie with knees over your toes. make sure that the heel does not leave the floor in your demi-plie position...this is to allow you to stretch out your achilles tendon and prevent any injury from tensing muscles.
4. Reverence

Here are some pictures (thanks to photographer, Chester Tan) of how fingers should look like in a port de bra or any position of the arms:

fingers should be relaxed yet strong with energy flowing out through them.

yup...and here's a youtube link with music for you to practise your sautes!

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