Let’s Pactice the Glissade

Hi!  Welcome back to my blog.


Today we’re going to learn how to do a glissade (glee-sahd).


Below is the definition from Vance’s Ballet Dictionary:

“A connecting step. Start in plié; move the right foot out to pointe tendu; then move onto that leg, closing the left foot and landing in plié. Can be done in any direction.”


Here is a photo of a dancer beginning a glissade.


I found a video of a student demonstrating a glissade.

(Mom/Dad, there is a movie preview before the ballet video that you might want to skip)


 I’m going to practice glissades.  After that, I’m going to color a ballet picture.  You can, too.

Ask your mom or dad to print it out for you.  Don’t forget to say “please” and “thank you”.



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I  hope you’ll come back next week.

See you then.






(sponsored by the Exercise Equipment Super Store and the Healing Tai Chi Store)


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