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A leap during which a dancer changes the position of the feet.
- ‘I'll give a combination of changement in fifth, combined with quick jumps in first on straight legs to underscore the importance of fast activation of the toes.’
- ‘By practicing changement and tendu, players gained improved flexibility in their ankles and feet, which translated to increased agility come game time.’
- ‘When we do changements, I bring a ball in to demonstrate a bounce.’
- ‘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.’
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