The Waltz Street Journal™

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Plie: with turned out feet and heels firmly on the ground, the dancer bends at the knees, and then straightens them

Releve: dancer rises onto the tips of the toes

Arabesque: dancer stands on one leg, with the other leg extended horizontally backwards

Shuffle: A quick dragging or scraping movement of the feet in tap dancing

Brush: swinging of the foot (forward, backward or diagonally side) hitting only the ball tap in tap dancing