Ballet Term Temps leve sur le cou-de-pied devant [tahn luh-VAY sewr luh koo- duh-PYAY duh-VAHN]. Temps leve on the front of the ankle. Raise the rise foot to the position sur le cou-de-pied devant with the instep fully arched, toe pointing downward, demi-plie on the left foot, spring upward into the air off the left foot, to the ground on the left foot in demi-plie.


Temps leve sur le cou-de-pied devant [tahn luh-VAY sewr luh koo- duh-PYAY duh-VAHN]. Temps leve on the front of the ankle. Raise the rise foot to the position sur le cou-de-pied devant with the instep fully arched, toe pointing downward, demi-plie on the left foot, spring upward into the air off the left foot, to the ground on the left foot in demi-plie. Jacklyn Dougherty
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