Students introduced to elementary exercises for mastering the placement of the body, legs, arms & head, and developing elementary skills in the coordination of the steps. Basic musicality & rhythm, turn out and refinement of rotation mechanisms, and the proper serious attitude toward ballet are emphasized.
Students should be able to:
- do frappé, rond de jambe en dehors and en dedans, knows the difference between a passé and a retiré, and an elevé and a piqué.
-Can cambré devant and derrière with straight knees.