|Main Points to know of the Vaganova Technique|
Main Points of
|"Vaganova believes that the foundation of dance is the proper arrangment of the torso and back, resulting in complete freedom of movement and positioning of the arms and legs."|
|Port de bras [pawr duh brah]. Carriage of the arms. A movement or series of movements made by passing the arm or arms through various positions.
Fouette rond de jambe en tournant [fweh-TAY rawn duh zhahnb ahn toor-NAHN]. Whipped circling of the leg turning. This is a series of turns on the supporting leg while being propelled by a whipping movement of the working leg.
A combination of French and Italian lyricism.
Spring Pointe Method A method of Pointe work done in the pointe shoes in order to warm up the feet and ankles.
A strong back.
Complete movement in the upper body.