Changement de pieds en tournant [shahnzh-MAHN duh pyay ahn toor-NAHN].
Change the dancer's feet, turning. Ballet step is performed petit and grand with a quarter-turn on each changement. The ballet turn is done at the moment of the jump. Always
begun in the direction of the front foot. If the right foot is in front, the turn is to the
right; if the left foot is in front, the turn is to the left. Grand changement en tournant
may also be done with half-turns and full turns.
Joni Dougherty and Dr. Joni Dougherty Ed.D