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Slow Tendu with Toe Brushes

My bi-weekly guest teacher in High School, Galina Panova, gave us this exercise (or something similar to it. I just remember the toe brushes being so helpful en pointe). This is great for pre-pointe or pointe 1.


Tendu with Toe brushes

1-3: tendu front and brush the toes against the floor

4: close in 5th

5: tendu

6: close

7: tendu

8: close plié

repeat f/s/b, then

1: tendu back

2: plié in 4th

3: tendu

4: close

5: tendu side

6: plié in 2nd

7: tendu

8: close back.

reverse from the back, then soutenue and repeat.



Music: Extended Minuet (walks 2) - Rob Thaller Extended Tracks- #3

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