Seven Movements of Dance
What are the Seven Movements of Dance?
In ballet there are 7 movements often called the Seven Movements of Dance.
1) Plier [plee-AY] to bend
2) Relever [ruhi-VAY] to rise
3) Sauter [soh-TAY] to jump
4) Elancer [ay-lahn-SAY] to dart
5) Glisser [glee-SAY] to glide
6) Tourner [toor-NAY] to turn
7) Etendre [ay-TAHN-druh] to stretch
To watch and learn ballet check out our ballet glossary page. May you reach your center stage. Much Love, Jacklyn Dougherty