Tour over the instep

by Diya

I have seen a step in a choreographed dance video that I do not understand the technique behind. I will try to describe the step, please let me know how i can do it.

(FACING AWAY FROM ME; i.e I can see their back)It begins with one walking or rather dragging their knees(left, right, left ) and they swish their hands form their right to their left and with that force lift up left knee so its now facing me and the right leg is bent, following its left leg.

For a visual reference please look at this video:

From timing 0:24- 0:30

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Jun 05, 2017
Maria's reply
by: Maria

Dear Diya,

I suppose that the part you find difficult to execute is the turn.

I think that the little trick in there is that you need to transfer your weight over the instep of your left foot. However, you should suspend your weight a lot while turning, because that part of your body can not stand the weight of your whole body.

So, you should inhale, create the momentum with your arms, turn and go up while keeping your air in and suspending yourself as if you were jumping, and pass the remaining weight over the instep. You exhale only after being down again.

I hope that’s it.

; )

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