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Ballet French School Arabesque


@jacklyndougherty #howtoballet Jete en tournant par demi-tours [zhuh-TAY ahn toor-NAHN par duh-mee-TOOR ]. Jete, turning by half-turns. These jetes are like the jetes dessus or dessous done traveling to the side and making a half-turn with each jete. The first half-turn will be en dedans and the next en dehors.   Jete en tournant par terre [ zhuh-TAY ahn toor-NAHN par tehr ]. Jete, turning close to the floor. Fifth position R foot front. Demi-plie, throw the R foot with a gliding movement on the floor, in the direction efface en avant, into a jete en avant, keeping the jete close to the floor; land on the R foot in demi- plie in arabesque with the L leg a la demi-hauteur; jump into the air, joining the L leg behind the R in the fifth position, making a complete turn to the right. Land on the L foot in demi-plie with the R foot sur le cou-de-pied devant. This jete is performed consecutively, en diagonale or en manege.  Jete entrelace [ zhuh-TAY ahn-truh-la-SAY ]. Jete interlaced. A term of the Russian School. This jete is done in all directions and in a circle. It is usually preceded by a chasse or a pas couru to give impetus to the jump. Stand on the R leg facing corner 2 in the second arabesque a terre. On the upbeat, demi-plie and raise the L leg to 45 degrees, inclining the body slightly forward; step on the L foot in demi-plie toward corner 6, opening the arms to the second position; throw the R leg forward to 90 degrees (passing through the first position) toward corner 6 and push off the floor with the L leg. At the same time, lower the arms, then quickly raise them through the first position to the third position to help provide force for the jump. During the jump the body turns in the air to the left and the L leg is thrown out (the legs almost come together and appear
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