He said yes and headed in. When I peeked in at the end of class, the girls and Handsome were all standing in a line facing the mirror doing a routine. He had all the moves and every once in a while he glanced over to Goddess who had her arms crossed around her chest and appeared to be thinking, "Oh hell no! This is my ballet class."
Whenever he looked at her, without missing a step he would say, "dance Goddess, dance."
Since then he has gone into the class two more times and he loves it. I really can't afford to send him to one other thing but if the teacher wants him in there and I don't have to pay that is fine with me. This can only help his coordination.
- Chassé (sha-SAY): when you “chase,” one foot following the other
- Pas de bourrée (PAH de boo-RAY): when you move quickly with small, linked steps
- Relevé (reh-leh-VAY): when you go up on tiptoe
- Rond de jambe (RON de JAHMB): when you circle your leg around, on the ground, or in the air
- Cabriole (ka-bree-OLE): when you jump and clap your legs together and apart in the air
- Pirouette (peer-WET): when you spin like a top on one leg
- Jeté (juh-TAY): when you leap forward from one foot to the other
- Sauté (soh-TAY): when you jump straight up in the air
- Assemblé (a-sahm-BLAY): when you leap in the air, bring your feet together, and land a ways away
- Chaîné (sheh-NAY): when you link turns together
- Plié (plee-AY): when you bend your knees
- Arabesque (ar-a-BESK): when you stand on one leg with the other leg stretched out in the air behind you