Definition of changement de pieds in English:

changement de pieds

(also changement)


  • A leap during which a dancer changes the position of the feet.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’


changement de pieds

/ˌʃɒ̃(d)ʒmɒ̃ də ˈpjeɪ/