There are a number of descriptions for the type of service that a great business should provide. We have talked in terms of POS (Positively Outrageous Service) before, but now we want to describe another type of service that is … Continue reading
Avant, en: Dance term meaning to the front. Retail Price: $47 On Sale for only $37! This e-Book is delivered Immediately. Start learning today…
Attitude: A pose on one leg with the other extended with the knee slightly bent either to the front, side, or back. A position of the body, similar to the arabesque, where the extended leg is bent at the knee. … Continue reading
Assemblé: To assemble, a jump from one foot landing on two feet. A common ballet and gymnastics movement where the legs are brought together in the air. It begins with a step and ends on both feet. The gymnast lifts … Continue reading
A Skills: The lowest level of difficulty rating for gymnastics skills other than moves of no value. For example, front and back handsprings are rated as “A” level skills by the F.I.G. (International Gymnastics Federation).
Artistic Gymnastics: Artistic gymnastics is the Olympic sport for men and women performed on apparatus and judged individually, by event, in the All-Around and by team. Men’s events are floor exercise, horizontal bar, parallel bars, pommel horse, still rings and … Continue reading
Arrière, en: This is a ballet and dance term meaning to the back. The term is usually used to indicate that a step is executed moving away from the audience, for example, a glissade en arrière.
Arch: An arch is a body position, in which the back is curved backwards, the chest is open and the body takes on a convex shape. It is often used in dance movements to make them look more extended and … Continue reading
Arabian Double Front: An Arabian double front is an Arabian front (a 1/2 twist into front somersault) done with two front somersaults, instead of just one. It can be done in any of the tumbling positions, either tuck, pike, open or, even, … Continue reading
Arabian Front: A tumbling somersaulting skill, which usually begins from a back tumbling skill like a round-off or back handspring, and consists of a ½ turn into front salto. Can be done in tuck, pike or layout and can also … Continue reading