: a series of short, usually rapid, turns used by a ballet dancer to move across the stage.
A turning chain stitch is typically worked between rows of crochet stitches. Its purpose is to make the transition between one row of crochet and the next row while maintaining the height of each row. After you have crocheted a row, you usually turn the piece over and crochet back.
A chainé twist is a common move in ballet and modern dance, a quick and complete twist in two steps. The word comes from French and means “chain,” meaning you can link several of these quick twists together, as ballet dancers do in almost any routine.
noun, plural concatenated [she-neyz; French she-ney].
Pirouette (Peer o Wet) – a twist or twist – a complete rotation of the body on one foot, on tipee, or half-toe (half-toe).
Definition of soutenu
a ballet movement. : protracted : sustained.
In ballet, a twist in the direction of the raised leg is called en dehors, while a twist in the opposite direction is called en dedans. In ballroom dancing, a natural rotation is a clockwise rotation of the dance partners around each other, and its mirrored counterpart is the reverse counterclockwise rotation.
Coupé is a term meaning to cut. In ballet, this is where one foot cuts away from the other foot and takes its place, and is often used as a connecting step to another movement. Sur le cou-de-pied.
: a series of short, usually rapid, turns that a ballet dancer uses to move across the stage.