Definition of changement de pieds in English:

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changement de pieds

Pronunciation: /ˌʃɒ̃(d)ʒmɒ̃ də ˈpjeɪ/
(also changement)

noun (plural changements de pieds pronounced same)

A leap during which a dancer changes the position of the feet.
Example sentences
  • Cecchetti soubresaut, in which the feet make a kind of fifth position in the air, is the companion to the Cecchetti changement in which the feet make a kind of first position in the air.
  • When we do changements, I bring a ball in to demonstrate a bounce.
  • By practicing changement and tendu, players gained improved flexibility in their ankles and feet, which translated to increased agility come game time.
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