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Ballet Turns

Here’s another great terminology sheet from Constanza Murphy. This one breaks down the most common turns used in ballet including detourne, chaine, pique, soutenu, and fouette. It also includes a review of en dehors and en dedans – important for every ballet dancer to understand.

Plié means “bent” or “bending,” and is when one or both knees are bent while legs and feet remain turned out, and are done in first, second, fourth and fifth positions. There are two main types of pliés, demi and grand, which George Mason University’s dance department defined as follows:

It's important to get dancers (especially little ones) started learning important dance vocabulary early on! Here's a list of ballet terms for beginners.

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Pointe shoe fitting ballet | Ballet instruction, Ballet technique, Ballet feet

Ballet Terms Worksheet - Homeschool Helper Online

Use this free Ballet Terms Worksheet to help your ballerina learn some of the more important ballet terms. You might also enjoy our free ballet lapbook.

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