Tag Archives: Ballet

Definition: Turnout

Turnout: In gymnastics and ballet, a rotation of the leg which comes from the hips, causing the knee and foot to turn outward, away from the center of the body. This allows for greater extension of the leg, especially when raising it to the side and rear and for better balance when performing dance skills […]

Definition: Tour Jeté

Tour Jeté: A ballet and gymnastics type of leap 1/2 twisting switch split action of the legs taking off one foot and landing on the other the other. It is, in essence, a jeté, which is a leap from one foot to the other, made with a kicking movement of the leg, done with a […]

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