Technique: "Battements" / Krista Miller
Technique • 30m
Warm up with hamstring stretches, half splits, and core work, then learn how to brush through first and the proper placement for battements. Leg progressions across the floor will include front and side battements, fan kicks, and hitch kicks!
Level: All Welcome
Assisted by: Jenna Sousa, Allie Rademacher
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