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Cambré: a classical ballet term meaning “arched.”
When a dancer is doing cambré, their body is bent from the waist and stretches backward or sideways with the head following the movement of the upper body and arms.
Cambré Arched: The body is bent from the waist, backward or sideways, the head following the body’s movement.
Cambré renversé: Renversé arched or tilted; A French School term. Same as pas de bourrée renversé.
- Movement Explanations:
- Raise your hand above your head, like in Fifth position.
- Bend your back backward.
- Do not bend your knees forward.
- Movement Techniques:
- Do not bend your neck.
- Keep your neck in a straight line with your back.
- Keep your knees in place.