Rond de jambe
A series of exercises following the centre practice, consisting of a succession of slow and graceful movements which may be simple or of the most complex character, performed with fluidity and ease. These exercises develop a sustaining power, sense of line, balance and poise which enables the dancer to perform with majesty and grace
Brisk and Lively movement.
A step in which the working foot slides well along the ground before being swept in the air.
Gliding on the floor
It's a jump from one foot to the other in which the working leg is brushed into the air and appears to have been thrown.
Beating action of the leg
To turnout the legs.
To spin on the spot
To point the fully arched foot to an open position.