Dance at Home #1

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Temps lié forward, backward, sideways, cambré

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Description

MUSIC: New Ballet Music 7, Track 2, Adagio 3/4 (3:06)
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LENGTH 9 minutes, 50 seconds

PURPOSE OF THIS EXERCISE: Teaches you how to make a simplified temps lié that develops strength, balance, and grace

DEFINITIONS: Temps lié (tahn lyay). Connected movement; Cambré (kahn-BRAY). Bend sideways or forward from the waist; à la seconde ah la suh-GAWND). To the second position; Port de bras (pawr duh brah). Carriage of the arms.

DESCRIPTION:

Part One: Instructions from Finis Jhung
Part Two: Technical breakdown of the exercise with Finis and demonstrator Mayumi Omagari
Part Three: Demonstration with music by Mayumi with Finis standing by and coaching

This dance has been choreographed to an adagio – music that is quiet, slow, and very beautiful.

Knowing how to execute this demi-plié is a must because it is one of the most frequently used linking steps which you will continue to do through all your dancing days.

This slow dance has four sections, each with 8 counts.

Section 1 – Counts 1 to 8: You make a simplified temps lié forward and backward as you move your arms into poses.

Section 2 – Counts 1 to 8: You repeat Section 1 starting with the other foot.

Section 3 – Counts 1 to 8: You make a simplified temps lié sideways, pose on foot and bend your body sideways while moving your arms.

Section 4 – Counts 1 to 8: You repeat Section 3 to the other side.

You then repeat the entire dance.

The benefits of this exercise are gaining a soft demi-plié, and improved control, balance, coordination, and musicality.

AUDIENCE: The novice adult beginner

TRAINING REQUIRED: None, you will learn basic ballet technique as you dance along.

Play the DVD in 3 modes: Full Class, Individual Exercises or Workout Mode where you can run the exercises without instruction. Once you’ve learned the exercise and heard the instructions, you may want to go straight to the demonstration with music so you can have a work-out without interruption.

Available on these DVDs

  1. Beginner Ballet Barre
  2. Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner
  3. Ballet Barre Stretch & Strength
  4. Basic Ballet Movement Skills 1
  5. Basic Ballet Movement Skills 2
  6. Basic Ballet Movement Skills 3
  7. The Boy Ballet Dancer
  8. The Center Floor Ballet Warm-up
  9. Get on Your Leg & Dance!
  10. Meditative Stretching
  11. The Ten-Minute Ballet Break
  12. The Ten-Minute Stretch Break
  13. Use Your Arms & Dance!
  14. Use Your Head & Turn!

The following DVDs don’t have the SPECIAL FEATURE but do allow you to skip the Instructions and go straight to the demonstration with music by using the SKIP FORWARD button:

  1. The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: Stretch, Turn-out, & Extension
  2. The Finis Jhung Ballet Technique: The Power Barre

Streaming Playback

Streaming videos do not offer multiple playback modes. Each DVD chapter/exercise is presented as an individual video. To advance between chapters, the user is required to manually click the exercise video they wish to play. Unfortunately, auto-advance is not available at this time.

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— Trula Hudelson

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“I must say I am a big fan of the streaming singles. Having them with me on my phone, makes it easy to dance when I have a few spare minutes. Since they are short in length, I am able to really focus on the few key points that are presented. After working through the three Foot Strength videos, I was surprised to find I was turning better at my next class. The Temps lie & Cambré Dance at Home video is so calm and nice and reminds me of those basic principles of proper form that can help my dancing look nicer as well. Thanks!”

—Leslie Miller, Adult Student

“I find these videos incredibly helpful. Recently I was unable to attend your class and was delighted to know that I had the option of maintaining consistency by viewing and practicing with these videos at home. The format provides me with the tools I need to learn/practice with clear instructions. The beautiful artistic as well as technical demonstrations by the dancers are also a much-appreciated feature. Thank you!”

— Wendy Williams McDonnell.

What a great idea, your Dance at Home series. The choreography makes the exercises interesting with lovely dance quality. As well, your explanation of the enchainment is easy to follow and motivating. Love your work! Best and smiles.”

—Ann Mader, Dance Movement Creative, Bathurst, Australia

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