PIROUETTE FROM 5TH POSITION: First, work into your demi-plié by clawing the floor with your toes and gripping with your feet. Coil your spine so you’re ready to release the turn. Simultaneously flick the floor with your front foot and pull those toes toward the arch of your supporting foot as you push down and relevé. Spot sharply. Your arms can either remain open in second, or closed in first. Think: TOES, EYES, ARMS.

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