Battement Degage 
Battement Degage
by eHow / Eileen O'Brien
Video Lecture 3 of 15
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Views: 11,842
Date Added: July 2, 2009

Lecture Description

In this video lesson, Ballet Instructor, Eileen O'Brien, teaches how to do a battement degage ballet position for ballet dancing beginners.

Video Transcript: "Hi, I'm Eileen O'Brien for Expert Village in Suncoast Dance Academy and this clip we are going to demonstrate degage, now part of our beginners ballet series. My demonstrator is Joleen Stevens she is starting in first position doing the preparation with the arms. Degage comes slightly off the floor, the leg extends. Beautiful, beautiful stretch, pointed foot. Dagage to the side and the arm follows and degage to the back with a Arrière and she repeats to the side which again follow the routine of on quad meaning front foot, on side to the side. Beautiful Joleen. She finishes with a preparation of arms and that concludes our degages for beginners ballet."


Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Ballet Instructor Eileen O'Brien gives 15 easy video lessons on how to do Beginning Ballet Steps. Learn how to do beginning ballet dancing steps and positions with expert tips in this free ballet lesson video series. Some of the topics covered in this course are: Plie, Battement Tendus, Battement Degage, Rand De Jambre, Frappe, Ballet Stretches, Grande Battement, Ballet Chasse, Ballet Glissade, Pique, Jumps, Reverence Ballet Movements and many more.


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