en pointe

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en pointe

; sur les pointes foot fully plantarflexed at ankle with full body weight taken through apex of hallux, and first/second metatarsals
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Il acceptait de m'ouvrir et comme a son habitude sur les pointes des pieds sur une part de son ame et de son coeur.
If the teacher, not the parent, recommends pointe work, it will be incorporated at the end of technique class, beginning at the barre with eleve and releve movements with correct abaisse execution and eventually with combinations using releves sur les pointes in fifth position, echappes, bourrees, and passe pique movements.