In preparation for teaching a Turns and Leaps Workshop this Saturday, I wanted to create a handy-dandy summary of the key points of a pirouette. I wanted to produce something that covers the basics, but also gives more experienced dancers a checklist.  Using T-U-R-N-S as an acronym, my friend and I have been going back and forth on what to include.  Here's the latest:

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Enjoy, re-post, and provide your thoughts on TURNS, too!!!

 

By Maverick Lemons and Mimi Noorani

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