Definition of soubresaut in English:


Line breaks: sou¦bre|saut
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːbrəsəʊ

noun (plural pronunc. same)

  • A straight-legged jump from both feet with the toes pointed and feet together, one behind the other.
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    • Next, she does glissade side to the right, changing feet, and an assemble right followed by an assemble left and soubresaut.
    • A simple and good combination to help the dancer work on perfecting the action of glissade closing fifth, including establishing second or fourth in the air, is glissade in a box followed by three glissades to the side, changing feet each time, and a soubresaut, finishing in a fifth position plié, ready to repeat to the other side.



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