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Temps Lie Simple En Avant Ballet Dictionary

Balllet Terms Temps lie simple en avant [ tahn lyay SEN-pluh ah na-VAHN ]. Simple connected movement, traveling forward.

Jacklyn Dougherty Temps lie simple en avant [ tahn lyay SEN-pluh ah na-VAHN ]. Simple connected movement, traveling forward. Fifth position croise R foot front, arms bras bas. Demi-plie and glide the pointed toe of the R foot into the fourth position croise and raise the arms to the gateway. Demi-plie in the fourth position, then shift the weight onto the R foot, straightening both knees and raising the L foot pointe tendue croise derriere and the arms en attitude, L arm high. Close the L foot to the fifth position back in demi-plie, body en face, and lower the L arm in front of the waist. Slide the pointed toe of the R foot to the second position, leaving the L foot in demi-plie; shift the weight onto the R foot in demi-plie, straighten the knees opening the L arm to the second position and turning the head to the left. With pointed toes, slide the L foot into the fifth position croise devant and demi-plie, lowering the arms to bras bas. Repeat the whole movement to the other side.
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