Tag Archives: Technique

Perfect Penchées

When done well, a serene penchée can be magical. But while it’s meant to look effortless, the extended arabesque isMore »

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Dancing Bournonville

When I first started learning August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano pas de deux as a young student, I figuredMore »

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Perfect Piqués

It’s the end of class, and you’re whipping through a diagonal of piqué turns. You spin across the floor asMore »

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You’re Doing It Wrong: Mistakes You Don’t Realize Your Making

There are two words no dance hopeful wants to hear: “rookie mistake.” Even if you have fierce fouettés and super-pointyMore »

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Recipe for “SYTYCD” Success

Picture this: Two dancers are up for elimination on “So You Think You Can Dance.” One’s been training since ageMore »

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