In ballet there are five basic positions of the feet, numbered one to five. This technique is called the turnout. Basically, a turnout is of 90 degree from the hip socket, so that the dancer can stand with heels together and the feet extending sideways in a straight line. This is known as the first position. Including the first positions Première (prehm-YAHR) and the other three positions are closed. Meaning the feet and legs are closed touching each other outward. In the second position Second (se-GOHND), the feet are opened out from the first position to... [continues]
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