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Ballet Barre

Warm-Up Knees and Feet

Plies #2 Grand Plie

Tendu - Left Side

Battement Degage w/ Pique - Both Sides

Fondu #1

Develope - Envelope

Grande Battement w/ Stretch

Plies #1 - 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th

Tendu - Right Side

Battement Degage #1 - Both Sides

Ron de Jambe

Fondu #2

Petit Battement Practice with Sur le coup de pieds Balance 

and Stretch

Classical Playtime

Horribly difficult on the hill and in tall grass, but fun nonetheless.  It's one of my favorite spots in the entire world where the two flanking trees feel like an open air proscenium meant for ballet.  A natural raked stage and scenery.  The classical french theatre used to work so hard to make their scenic backdrops have this rich landscape. So, once I was able to see that in my mind's eye I had to fill it with some dancing. 

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