Glossary

Par Terre

Dance steps performed on the floor. It is the opposite of en l'air.

Penche

In ballet, a dancer leaning forward.

Petite

Small

Pique

A step made directly onto the point of one foot.

Pirouette

To turn

Pointe

The tip of a dancer's toe. Women, and occasionally men, dance sur les pointes (on points) in specially-made blocked shoes. Dancer's also perform "full point", "three-quarter point" or "half point". These terms describe the actions of a dancer standing with toes spread flat on the floor and the rest of the foot raised from the metatarsal joint.

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7 Braziers Wood
Ipswich  IP3 0SP
United Kingdom

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Jessica Ann School of Dancing is a fresh, friendly Dance School in Ipswich, and provides excellent and specialized dance training for all ages and styles of performing arts.