Dancing with Elizabeth is a weekly video series presented by The Performing Arts School of Classical Ballet (PASCB) located in San Antonio Texas. These video ballet lessons explain ballet steps as requested by our viewers. In this episode of San Antonio Ballet Lessons Dancing with Elizabeth, we demonstrate a turn on pointe in arabesque.
Pointe technique is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet.
arabesque(ah-rah-besk) This means to pose on one leg whilst extending the other leg to the back.