What is a Plié? | Dance Dictionary | STEEZY.CO

What is a Plié? | Dance Dictionary | STEEZY.CO

Left leg plie, grand plie, demi plie…
[overlapping plie chatter]… plie. Plie is a move where the dancer bends at the knees It’s a term from ballet, but the motion is used in almost every form of dance A plie should be smooth with your knees and toes pointed outward with your upper body straight Plies are often used before and after jumps and turns There are two main types of plies. A demi plie is a smaller bend
where your heels stay on the floor A grand plie is a full bend where your thighs are parallel to the floor and your heels are lifted If you want to learn more dance terms
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12 thoughts on “What is a Plié? | Dance Dictionary | STEEZY.CO

  1. Paolul My Happy Pill says:

    Thankyou for your efforts for us wishing to be a awesome dancer! (I am a filipino sorry for my english.) 😅

  2. Megumi Hayashida says:

    French ppl: Are we a joke to you?

  3. Shadow_ Princess158 says:

    mE bEiNg a fAtTY thOUghT iT sAiD PIE- anyways I juat wanna say how useful your channel is to me and my struggles of worrying about dance block and my future i just wanna say that okay byyeee 💖💖💖💖💖

  4. sociallyinept says:

    My knees pop everytime I try to do a grande plie 😂😂😂

  5. Shokai捷 says:

    Ima start saying this during rehearsals so it looks like I know shit👌

  6. shashank streaks says:

    Will it be called plie if our foot is not turned our ?

  7. Saidatana Fairuz says:

    The dancer's squats!! Haahaa

  8. The Panda Pod says:

    Anyone else’s knees not aligned with their feet? It makes plié’s so much harder. 😑😅

  9. Alexandra Kazakova says:

    Thank youuu😍😍😍

  10. Charoenthammaw Khakkhanang says:

    Did anyone else realize, that they wrote Plié as Pliè in the first few seconds? That really bothered me for some reason.

  11. Mia Redding says:

    I really love these Dance vocab videos! As a Dance Educator it really helps me student ingrain what the movement looks like, sounds like and gives them an awesome visual anchor. Please continue to do this videos they are awesome!!!!!

  12. AERON says:


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