Let’s Practice the Ballet Step “En Croix”

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Today we’re going to learn the ballet step called “en croix”.


Below is the definition of this step from Vance’s Fantastic Ballet Dictionary:

 “Usually applied to exercises at the barre: the exercise is done first with the working leg moving to the front, then to the side, then to the back, and then to the (same) side again.”


The picture below might give you an idea of how the step might look away from the barre:



I think the video I found will help you to understand this barre exercise called “en croix”.  Take a look.



I found another picture for us to color after we practice our barre exercise. 

Ask your mom or dad to print it out for  you.


I know you remembered to say “please” and “thank you”.


I’m going to go practice my tendu en croix now.

I’ll see you next week.


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