noun (plural changements de pieds pronounced same)Ballet
A leap during which a dancer changes the position of the feet.
- 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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