Technical prerequisites: To prepare for gargouillade, Margaret Tracey recommends practicing petit battement battu on pointe ("particularly serré," she says) and fast double ronds de jambe en l'air, especially in the center with a relevé or a jump.In pas de chat, focus on getting off the ground quickly.Between being an author, a spokesmodel, a designer, and even taking on the silver screen for a role in Disney's upcoming "Nutcracker" live action movie, Copeland's resume is a plethora of unique titles that prove her versatility both on and off the stage.So it should come as no surprise that the dancing kween would collaborate with Drake in his latest music video "Nice For What." Winter is drawing to a close and you know what that means -- It's time to really kick this year into gear!Then, says Tracey, "there's hope that gargouillade will fall into place."Rapid-fire feet: "It's helpful to have a big jump," Tracey admits."But I've seen dancers without that who figured out the coordination and speed." Even though one leg begins, and the other follows slightly after (same deal for the landing), think about it happening together.
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