Ballet Pliés: 1st & 2nd
Heels together toes apart. This is First Position. The action of the knees bending is called a pilé
Arms will always have a slight bend but careful not to bend them too much or let the elbows droop.
Demi Plié: a small bend in the knees. Notice the diamond shape the legs create as the knees bend.
Grand Plié: big bend going as low possible with control and your torso upright. Knees point sideways
2nd position: practice Demi Plié and Grand Plié in this foot position. Feet slightly wider than hips
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