by eHow / Eileen O'Brien
Video Lecture 7 of 15
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Date Added: July 2, 2009

Lecture Description

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

Video Transcript: "Hi I'm Eileen O'Brien for Expert Village in Suncoast Dance Academy in this clip we will be demonstrating frappe for our beginner ballet. Demonstrating for me is Jolene Stevens she's starting in a beautiful turned out first position with here arms in a preparation position arms come out, her legs are going to come in and strike the floor and pull back to her coupe position. She's doing it in sequence of four to the front or devant, she's doing four to the side executing the same movement each time, and four to the back with the knee turned out and toes are pointed, and she's repeating four to the side. To complete anqua front side back and side, and feet finished in a beautiful first with the arms back down for preparation position, thank you Jolene that was beautiful and that's our frappe's."


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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