This can either be taken as an analog or as a metaphor.
- tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE — April 28, 2018E.V. (realization made May 3, 2018)
Dance terms used:
Attitude Turn - while turning on releve, one leg is bent backward behind the body, leading the turn outward.
Ball Change - shifting weight from one foot to the other, and back again.
Derriere - French for "directly behind the body." Referenced often in ballet.
Double Turn - two full rotations of any dance turn (pique, attitude, pencil, etc.)
Grapevine - a dancer steps out to the side, crosses the other foot in front, steps out to side again, and crosses the other foot behind.
Pirouette - a complete rotation done in place in the "pique" position
Releve - To balance on your toes, either stationary or in movement.
Sissonne - a jump from both feet onto one
Split Leap - legs "switch" back and forth in midair during the leap"