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Batson, Glenna – Journal of Dance Education, 2010
The battement tendu is introduced early in dance training, remaining integral to a dancer's vocabulary. Although appearing relatively simple to execute, the tendu aesthetic takes years to master. One reason might be that efficient performance requires complex coordination of postural balance. Known as postural control, this coordination appears in…
Descriptors: Dance, Teaching Methods, Human Posture, Psychomotor Skills