How to Dance in Ballet Pointe Shoes

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Dancing in ballet pointe shoes will require you to observe a few very particular techniques. Dance in ballet pointe shoes with help from an experienced classical ballet instructor in this free video clip.

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Video Transcript

Hello, I'm Lori Lahnemann, director of the Philadelphia Dance Academy and the Philadelphia Youth Ballet. In this video we will give you a brief overview on how to dance on point. We will show releves which is going from a plie with bent knees to a fully stretched leg and fully stretched foot. And pique where you step directly onto a fully stretched leg and foot. For releves we will show you two feet to two feet. Two feet to one foot. And single leg releves. I'm Lori Lahnemann from the Philadelphia Dance Academy and in this video we showed you how to do some basic leg work.


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